Babies Name Banned In Some Countries Around The World.
June 16, 2017
So surprise as the Government some countries around world have decided to Ban some name given by parent to their Babies.
But seriously can this happen in our honorable country Nigeria?
Here Are The Name And Their Countries.
1.France:In France, local birth certificate registrars must inform their local court if they feel a baby name goes against the child’s best interests.The court can then ban the name if it agrees, and will do so especially if it feels the name could lead to a lifetime of mockery.
The Saudi government has banned more than 50 names it deems “too foreign,” inappropriate, blasphemous, or not in line with the country’s social or religious traditions.
3.Denmark:Denmark has a list of about 7,000 approved baby names, and if your name choice doesn’t make the cut, you have to seek permission and have your name choice reviewed at Copenhagen University’s Names Investigation Department and at the Ministry of Ecclesiastical Affairs.More than 1,000 names are reviewed every year, and almost 20% are rejected, mostly for odd spellings.
4.New Zealand:In New Zealand, parents are barred from giving names that would cause offense, that are longer than 100 characters, or that resemble an official title and rank.
5.Portugal:In Portugal, children’s names must be traditionally Portuguese, gender-specific, and full, meaning no nicknames.To make things easier on parents, the country offers an 82-page list of names that denotes which are accepted and which are not.
6.Iceland:Unless both parents are foreign, parents in Iceland must submit their child’s name to the National Registry within six months of birth. If the name is not on the registry’s list of approved names, parents must seek approval of the name with the Icelandic Naming Committee. Among these requirements, names must be capable of having Icelandic grammatical endings, may not conflict with the linguistic structure of Iceland, and should be written in accordance with the ordinary rules of Icelandic orthography. example, if a name contains a letter that does not appear in the Icelandic alphabet (the letters C, Q, and W, for example), the names are banned.
7.Malaysia:Malaysia has a list of names it considers “undesirable” and that are subsequently banned.On the list of unacceptable names are animals, insults, numbers, royal or honorary names, and food.