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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You might not realise it or be consciously aware of it, but your name can have a big impact on your life and your personality. You might spend a long time choosing your baby’s name, but few people look into the psychology behind how a name can shape a person. The psychology of a first name is something to consider when choosing a name for your newborn, and always good to have an idea of how important a name can really be…
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Whether you’re in the early stages of your pregnancy or you’re reaching the end, you will know all too well the stress that can be put on both your mind and body.
Physical challenges, discomfort and emotional ups and downs are all inevitable, but there are steps you can take to ensure you enjoy your pregnancy by reducing stress levels…
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Choosing a name for your newborn baby boy or girl should be a joyful and exciting experience, but more often than not many of us struggle when it comes to this big decision.
Finding the right baby name is really important as a name becomes part of the child’s identity into adult life.
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Thursday 21st September 2017 is host to the International Day of Peace – a globally shared date for everyone to commit to peace, above all differences. When you think of suitable baby names something that springs to mind for many of us is the idea of peace, something calming and humble, yet subtly strong.
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With the holy Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha last week, celebrated by 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide, what better time to look at the meaning and significance of some of the most popular Islamic baby girl names.
Continue reading “10 Popular Islamic Baby Girl Names’ and Their Meaning”