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.
Choosing a baby name is harder than most people realise. Deciding on a name for the rest of someone’s life is a great responsibility and with that comes a lot of thought and consideration. Expectant parents often need a little help with making such a big choice.
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.
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2018 is the year of the Earth Dog. Chinese astrology says that your birth date can determine a lot about you and is said to have an influence on your personality, career, compatibility with others and even luck.
Globally, parents-to-be all take careful consideration over naming their newborn baby, regardless of place of birth and culture.
Choosing the perfect baby name is an experience many people share around the world each and every day, but there are various different approaches taken from different countries and regions…
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Many expectant parents can feel pressure to have their newborn’s name set in stone before the birth, with so many things to consider before welcoming a new arrival, this isn’t always possible.
Finding the right baby name can be a tricky decision to make at such a busy time.
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Choosing a name for your newborn can be challenging. An overwhelming choice of names plus keen family members offering up their well-meaning baby name suggestions can take its toll.
Everybody wants something different for the baby – your Mother-in-law may wish you to choose a family name, whereas your sister might want you to include her name in your choices, your father wants the baby to have a traditional name, whereas your partner wants to choose something unique.
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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.
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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…