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252 Names For Either Boys Or Girls

The following names have been collected around the web as the most complete list of unisex baby names. If you have a name that’s not on the list of unisex baby names, please add it in the comments below (no login required). This list of baby names will work for boys and girls, that is these names are given to both boys and girls, although some are more command and some are less common. Also included are unisex names for babies in Turkey and Japan, but most are common to English speaking countries. Addison Adrian Ainsley Akira Alex Alexis Ali Amari Andy Angel Ari Ariel Armani Ash Ashley Aspen Aubrey Avery Aytaç Bailey Bay Bevan Bilge Blaine Blair Bobbie Bobby Brett Bronwyn Brook Brooke Burçin Caelan Cameron Campbell Camryn Carroll Carson Casey Cassidy Charlie Chiaki Chris Chris/Kris Cihan Clay Corey Dakota Dale Dallas Dana Darby Daryl Dawson Deniz Derya Devin Devon Devyn Dominique Dorian Drew Duygu Dylan Eddie Eden Eli Elliott Ellis Elvan Emerson Emery Emmerson Erin Eser Evren Evrim Finley Frances Francis/Frances Frankie Gabriel Gene/Jean Gillian Glenn Gray Greer Harley Harlow Harper Harumi Hayden Hikaru Hiromi Holland Hunter Indigo Izumi ?lkay Jackie Jaden Jadyn Jaiden Jaidyn Jamie Jamie/Jayme Jan Jayden Jaylen Jaylin Jean Jesse Jessie Jody Joe Jordan Jordyn Journey Jules Julian Jun Juri Justice Kaden Kai Kamari Kamryn Kamuran (of Persian Origin) Kaoru Kasey Katsumi Kayden Kazumi Keelan Keely Kei Keith/Keath Kelly Kelsey Kendall Kennedy Kennedy/Kennedi Kensley Kerry/Carrie Kevin Kieran Kiley Lake Lane Lee/Leigh Leslie/Lesley Logan London Loren … Continue reading

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The Word “Dollar” and the Dollar Sign $

clipped from projects.exeter.ac.uk Origins, History and Geography of Dollar Currencies From Thalers to Dollars Later on the English version of the name (dollar) was also applied to similar coins, not only ones minted in central Europe but also the Spanish peso and the Portuguese eight-real piece. Both these large silver coins were practically identical in weight and fineness. Today we are familiar with the phrase pieces of eight from tales of pirates in the Caribbean. Dollars in Shakespeare Macbeth Act I, Scene 2 Rosse: “That now Sweno, the Norway’s King, craves composition; Nor would we deign him burial of his men Till he disbursed at Saint Colme’s Inch Ten thousand dollars to our general use.”

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