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Name for 13th February- Tobias

behindthename.com-Greek form of TOBIAH. This is the name of the hero of the apocryphal Book of Tobit in many English versions of the Old Testament. It relates how Tobias, with the help of the archangel Raphael, is able to drive away a demon who has been plaguing Sarah, who subsequently becomes his wife. This story was popular in the Middle Ages, and the name came into occasional use in parts of Europe at that time. In England it became common after the Protestant Reformation.

nameberry.comInternational Variations:Tevye (Hebrew) TeiveTubia (Yiddish)

Global Popularity of the Name Tobias
#2 in Austria
#6 in Norway
#14 in Denmark
#45 in Germany
#47 in Czech Republic
#304 in Canada (British Columbia)
#531 in United States

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Name for 21 January-Isaac

English,Hebrew,Biblical:From the Hebrew name יִצְחָק (Yitzchaq) which meant “he laughs”. Isaac in the Old Testament was the son of Abraham and the father of Esau and Jacob. As recounted in Genesis, God tested Abraham’s faith by ordering him to sacrifice his son, though an angel prevented the act at the last moment.

As an English Christian name, Isaac was occasionally used during the Middle Ages, though it was more common among Jews. It became more widespread after the Protestant Reformation. Famous bearers include the physicist and mathematician Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727) and the science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) (behindthename.com)

Isaac has shaved off its biblical beard and leaped into the Top 40, showing signs of heading even higher. A Puritan favorite, the Old Testament Isaac was the long-awaited son of the elderly Sarah andAbraham, so old that their news provoked laughter.

International Variations:
IshaqShaqil (Arabic) Sahak (Armenian) IzaakIsakIzaac (Czech)ItzaakItzikIzaak (Dutch) Isaak (German) IsaakIsaakios (Greek)Izák (Hungarian) Iosóg (Irish) IsaakAizikEisaakIsak (Russian)Izak (Scandinavian) IsaakIsacoIssacIzaacYsaacYaachYssac(Spanish) (nameberry.com)


Global Popularity of the Name Isaac (babynamewizard.com)

#23 in Australia (New South Wales)

#31 in Canada (British Columbia)

#37 in United States

#42 in England

#43 in Australia (Victoria)

#43 in Canada (Quebec)

#50 in Canada (Alberta)

#83 in Spain

#104 in Scotland

#270 in Norway


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Differences 1999 & 2008 NZ

2008- Jake & Jacob, Ben & Benjamin, Sam & Samuel, Alex & Alexander, Leo & Leon.

2008- Sophia/Sofia, Jorja/Georgia, Mia/Maia/Mya/Maya, Lilly/Lily.

Girls            1999                   2008

Jessica       1                                   9

Georgia     2                               24

Emma        3                                 7

Olivia        4                                2

Hannah    5                                 11

Grace       6                                 10

Sarah      7                                  32

Sophie    8                                 1

Samantha  9                             28

Emily          10                          8

Biggest drop: Lauren (53),  Victoria (47), Rebecca (46), Laura (44), Alexandra (44), Danielle (34),

Biggest rise:  Lily (57),  Zara (58), Maia (56),   Sophia (52),  Summer (48), Amelia (45),  Zoe (31), Isabella (24),

Boys          1999                     2008

Joshua     1                                 5

Liam         2                                7

Samuel    3                                 4

Matthew 4                                 21

Jack           5                                1

Benjamin 6                               9

Daniel      7                             10

James    8                                 2

Thomas  9                               11

Jacob     10                               12

Biggest drop – Matthew (75),  Callum (60), Christopher (58),   Hamish (56), Hayden (52),  Nicholas (47), Robert (32), Kyle (29),

Biggest rise-  Hunter (65), Elijah (46),  Oscar (40), Blake (37), Xavier (37),   Oliver (26), Max (26), Levi (26),  Lachlan (24),

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Univeristy of Canterbury 2009 Graduation (first & middles)

Bachelor of Arts (not all)

Julie Ann, Patricia Ann, Jayne Patricia, Laurie (nm), Alex James, Megan Skye Courtney, Chelsea May, Stephanie Frances, Amy Jane, Libby (nm), Mary Ann, Shane Daniel, Olivia Jade, Kaeun (nm), So Yun, Jessica Margaret, Merrin (nm), Alana Suzanne, Phebe Hope, Stuart William, Catherine Margaret, Sian Briana, Samuel Edward, Nooriye (nm), Siusega Vincent, Matalena (nm), Rosemary Joy Gawn, Leah Diane, Julia Rose, Aleisha Louise, Leuma (nm), Jasmine Mary, Ann Elizabeth, Lucy Patricia, Karma Sian, Elizabeth Helen, Bridie Jean, Sophie Joy, Kurt Paul, Michaela Colleen, Sharon Elizabeth, Natasha Moana-Marie, Ennety Mharakurwa, Steven Charles Franklyn, Melissa Anne, Shelley (nm), Dorothy-Jane, Lucinda Elizabeth, Holly Margaret, Fergus Lachlan Stewart, Shiona Margaret, Victoria Nyasha, Chloe-Rose Caramela, Melody Louise, Ella Simone, Brittany Christine, Ashley Miranda, Caroline Sarah, Lucy Charlotte, April Dawn.

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University of Canterbury- Graduation 2009 (first + middle)

Doctor of Science: Allen Gerard

Doctor of Philosophy (excellence): Jennifer Mary, Tennille Elisa, Rueben Joseph, Katharina Naomi.

Doctor of Philosophy: Joon Koo, Penelope Catherine, Katie Kirsten, Steve Alan, Kelly Marie, Melissa Alice Sarah, Volkert (nm), Sanna Katariina, Nathan Perry, Judy Lynette, Kathleen Patricia, Silvie (nm), Ermin (nm), Anne Katherine, Marion (nm), Gwenda Miriam, Garth John.

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Girls ending in a/ah

NZ top 20 = 10

USA top 20 = 10

Aus top 20 = 11

UK top 20 = 7

 

These are; Olivia, Ella, Isabella, Emma, Jessica, Hannah, Ava, Amelia, Maia, Mia, Sophia, Alyssa, Sarah, Sienna, Georgia.

 

Alternatives are they ever going to come back?

Alma, Augusta, Alfreda, Bertha, Bathsheba, Brenda, Candida, Edwina, Elvira, Frederica, Frieda, Glenda, Griselda, Gloria, Hilda, Leonora, Lucretia, Maida, Mona, Norma, Olga, Philomena, Prunella, Rhoda, Roberta, Sylvia, Thelma, Wilhelmina.

 

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Name for today- Frances

Feminine form of FRANCIS. The distinction between Francis as a masculine name and Frances as a feminine name did not arise until the 17th century. A notable bearer was Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini (1850-1917), a social worker and the first American to be canonized. (Behind the name)

My favourite Frances combo is Frances Harriet but I want to get some new ideas? anyone have any?

Eleanor & Frances, Frances & Juniper on my twin list.

My Grandad’s name is Frank (RIP) so it is honoring in Juno Frances Hamilton.

Baby name wizard namipedia has sibling as: Amy, Anne, Charles, Cristina, David, Dawn, Doug, Edward, Emily,Helen, James, Jean, Joe, John, Linda,Louise, Luke, Margaret, Mary, Patricia, Richard, Roy, Sarah, Susan, Victoria

and places Frances- 796 in the USA,

what would you like to see as siblings boy and girl to Frances?

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