Banned From Birth

There are certain names that nobody should ever give their children. That’s why banned baby names are a common occurrence across the globe.

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Banned Baby Names

I found quite a few interesting names that have been banned in different countries.

For instance “Talulah Does the Hula from Hawaii” A judge in Wellington, New Zealand made her a ward of the court so her “embarrassing” name could be changed. At the same time, judge Rob Murfitt criticised parents who gave their children bizarre names. Citing examples such as “Number 16 Bus Shelter”, “Midnight Chardonnay” and twins called “Benson” and “Hedges” after a brand of cigarettes.

Naming Laws

Naming laws are different from country to country. But a few things are very similar no matter where you are.

Here is a list of all countries I found that have an official naming law:
1. Azerbaijan
2. China
3. Denmark
4. France
5. Germany
6. Hungary
7. Iceland
8. Italy
9. Japan
10. Kyrgyzstan
11. Malaysia
12. New Zealand
13. Portugal
14. Saudi Arabia
15. Sweden
16. Tajikistan
17. United States

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