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.
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.
Research shows that giving your child an unusual name can provide a multitude of benefits. Professor Adam Atler claims that his research has shown that giving your child an unusual name leads to ‘unconventional and creative thinking.’ In a world where creativity as a skill is highly desired, a child with an unusual name is more likely to succeed in work and relationships.
Continue reading “How to Find an Unusual Baby Name”
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we are feeling inspired by this humble and inspiring celebration when it comes to baby naming. Taking place on the 23rd November 2017, Thanksgiving began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.
Put simply, Thanksgiving is about marking and celebrating what you are grateful for in life, something which we can all admit we need to try and do a lot more of.
You may have a list of potential names that you love, but upon teaming up with your family name you find that nothing seems to match. This can be a common problem, and of course, without being able to choose your family name means that you end up having to choose a name you might not have otherwise gone with. If you’re struggling to find a name that works, read on to discover a few tips, and find out how Namey could help you…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.