If you’ve been following us on social media, you may have noticed our exciting new campaign, #KnowYourName. At Namey, we believe that everyone should have an awareness of what their name really means – your name might shape who you are more than you think.
Read on to find out more, and discover our first 15 featured names…
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When you’re trying to find your perfect baby name, it can often feel like you’re reading the same kind of names over and over. Why not look at baby naming from a different angle and consider baby names that are inspired by the season your baby will be born in?
Read on to discover 10 unique baby names, inspired by the summer season…
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Throughout history and in the present day, various celebrities and famous people have used their status and financial might to do good things. From campaigning to improve climate change, towards political activism, working to end poverty and providing much needed financial aid to global charities to name a few. There are also people who become more famous after they’ve passed away from the legacy they leave behind.
We can look at these notable famous people as a source of inspiration when it comes to choosing the perfect baby name…
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2018 is shaping to be an impressive year for sport, particularly in the summer. Starting with the Football World Cup in Russia, Wimbledon, the British F1 Grand Prix in Silverstone, Golf Open, Tour de France, women’s hockey World Cup and ending with the European Athletics Championships in Glasgow and Berlin.
Sporting stars are typically high achievers and have the ability to be focused on their goals as well as being highly disciplined. They provide great inspiration for baby names, for those who want to encourage a sense of discipline and passion within their children.
Read on to discover 10 baby names, inspired by some of the world’s highest achieving sporting stars…
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Its official, the Holy month of Ramadan started last week and is being observed by nearly two billion Muslims all over the world. Referred to as the month of the fasting (Sawm), Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and commemorates the first revelation of the Holy Qur’an to Prophet Muhammad by Angel Gabriel (Jibreel), more than 1,400 years ago.
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William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, recently revealed the name of their third baby and the world welcomed Prince Louis Arthur Charles.
The responsibility of naming a baby is significant – to both royals and non-royals alike. However, there are certain requirements for royals when choosing a name for their babies. For instance, the name must reference history and be rooted in traditional naming values while also being modern enough to be relatable and relevant.
We take a look at different royal names from around the world to give you some baby name inspiration with a difference.
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International Women’s Day 2018 saw women and men take to the street worldwide in protest of female inequality, provoked by issues such as the gender pay gap, sexual harassment, assault and domestic violence against women worldwide.
International Women’s Day highlights women’s rights as human rights and many of the placards in the protests worldwide carried the message of disbelief that we still haven’t reached diversity and total equality of the sexes.
With this in mind, we look back in history to celebrate the achievements of remarkable women in politics, science and education, often against the odds.
These notable women can provide name inspiration if you’re expecting a baby girl. Continue reading “10 Baby Girl Names Inspired by Remarkable Women in History”
A list of the most popular baby boys’ names of 2017, released by the Office of National Statistics showed that the Arabic name Muhammad had replaced William in the top 10 most popular boys’ names in England and Wales.
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Spring signifies new life and celebrates the miracle of birth. Each spring we see new flowers blooming, lambs being born and the long-awaited introduction of warmer weather and blue skies. After the long winter, the arrival of spring is celebrated around the world.
In general, the season of Spring feels full of life, making it a truly joyous time for a have a baby.
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Gender-neutral names are reportedly on the rise, as proven when the most popular baby names for 2017 were revealed.
Gender stereotyping is something that society is becoming more aware of and more vocal about. Many Parents around the world have followed this trend, choosing a gender-neutral name for their newborn to avoid gender-related discrimination.
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