Imagine the scenario: your bundle of joy has arrived, you’ve agonised over the name, before finally settling on something you feel is perfect, you’ve registered the name, only to realise a week later you’ve made a horrible mistake. Maybe something doesn’t feel right, or you’ve used the wrong spelling, or perhaps you’ve discovered that the initials spell out something less than ideal, whatever it is, this is a common issue and you’re not alone.
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Baby naming may seem like a relatively straightforward task – choose a handful of names you like and see which of those best goes with your baby’s surname – and you’ve got your baby’s name. The truth is that there are a few pitfalls that many of us fall into, and with our baby naming guide of what to do and what not to do, you can make baby naming simple and enjoyable.
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With the launch of thousands of new Indian names on the Namey app last week and Diwali this week, we are turning our attention to the festival of light, and drawing inspiration from this unique celebration.
Read on to find out more about Diwali and discover Indian baby names inspired by this fantastic celebration…
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With the launch of thousands of new Indian names on Namey this week in time for Diwali, what better time to take a look at naming conventions in the Indian subcontinent.
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There are two different archetypes when it comes to choosing a baby name: the traditional baby namer and the unique baby namer.
As you can imagine, both types are attracted to very different kinds of baby names. Let’s take a look at them both in a little more detail.
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Chinese naming conventions
In China, there is a very specific – and different to western cultures – naming convention. Chinese naming conventions put the family name first, before any given name.
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The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most celebrated festivals in the Chinese calendar. The annual harvest festival is celebrated by China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Malaysia and a number of other Asian countries on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar which, in the Georgian calendar, falls on 4th October in 2017.
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