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Category: Unusual Baby Names

By Clare Green

This week’s news includes a huge stockingful of Christmas babies, hot new data from Canada and Australia, and the best names for hockey sticks.

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Creation Stories Names Beyond Adam and Eve

by Aili Winstanley Channer

As the debate between Darwinists and creationists continues, it is interesting to remember that every culture has developed its own unique view of the world and how it came into being. These myths are as striking in their similarities as they are in their differences and offer a fascinating insight into the human psyche. Here are a selection of names of deities and mortals involved in creation stories from around the world.

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by Sophie Kihm

The Sun is in Capricorn from December 22ndJanuary 19th, making Capricorn the first zodiac sign of the winter. The season itself offers name inspiration for baby Capricorns, but the sign also has many properties that lend themselves to potential baby names. Capricorn is one of three earth signs and is ruled by Saturn. Silver, Garnets, Snowdrops, and the color brown all represent Capricorn, although its primary symbol is the goat. Names connected to these qualities would be perfect for a Capricorn baby, as would names related to famous Capricorns of the past and present. Consider the following names if your baby will be born under the tenth sign of the zodiac.

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12 Best Golden Globe Nominee Names

by Linda Rosenkrantz

The awards season has begun, the Golden Globes and SAG nominations have been announced and, following a Nameberry tradition, we’d like to present our own awards for the best names on the lists. So here are our twelve 2018 nominees. Care to cast your ballot?

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15 Best B Names for Girls

By Clare Green

B names for girls are underrepresented in the charts, with only two – Brooklyn and Bella – making the Top 100.

That’s good news if you’re considering the second letter of the alphabet for a girl name. Whatever you choose, it won’t be overused, and like some of the names listed here, it may be surprisingly rare.

We’ve gathered 15 of the very best girl names that begin with the letter B. Whether you prefer ancient or modern, short or long, surname or word name, there’s bound to be something for you here. Let the browsing begin!

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