Prohibited names in different countries
• Prohibited names in different countries of the world
When choosing a name for their child, parents often want it to be beautiful and harmonious. However, some moms and dads rely on originality and name their children after the popular stars, idols, favorite literary characters, and so on.. In some countries, laws prohibited names were introduced in order to protect children from the irrepressible imagination of parents and humiliating insults by peers because of their unusual name.
Some states prohibit certain names for religious reasons. Want to know what kind of names banned in different countries? Then read our material.
Mexico Sonora bans naming children with the following names: Lady Di, Mother of God, Caesar, Facebook, Yahoo (Yahoo), Private (Private) or Rolling Stone, because of their negative impact on children who can be ridiculed because of their names.
Apple and Bear. In Malaysia, it is forbidden to give children names similar to the names of fruits, vegetables and animals. In the photo: the son of actress Alicia Silverstone - Bear Blu (Blue Bear in the translation).
To call the children names of literary characters such as Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, James Bond, Rambo and Pocahontas prohibited in Mexico.
In Mexico also prohibited to call children names of superheroes such as Batman, Terminator, Robocop or Rocky.
Gabriel. Ministry of Interior recently published a list of 50 names, banned in this country for religious reasons. In this list there are names such as Malak (Angel), Nabi (Prophet) and Jibril (Gabriel). In the photo: American actor Gabriel Macht.
Maya. In Saudi Arabia, it is also prohibited such popular Western names like Maya, Linda and Lauren. In the photo: US writer and poet Maya Angelou.
Vol. In Portugal, banned nicknames, such as Tom, Rob, Sammy. In official documents shall be allowed only full forms of names. In the photo: the actor Tom Cruise.
The Mona Lisa is also in the list of banned names in Portugal.
"@" symbol in China called a mouse. A Chinese couple decided to call it your child, but the wise authorities rejected their request.
Anderson. In Germany, not permitted to call children names such as Anderson, Toby Taylor Quinn, Matti. In the photo: an American journalist Anderson Cooper.
Osama bin Laden. Shortly after the September 11 attacks, the Cologne authorities in Germany rejected a request by a Turkish couple to give their child the name of Osama bin Laden, explaining his refusal by saying that the boy could make fun of his name.
The name "Hitler" is also prohibited in Germany.
The Messiah. The court in the United States in 2013 banned the use of the word "Messiah" as the name of the child, explaining his decision by saying that the term refers only to Jesus Christ. What is interesting, some time later, that judgment was reversed.
Carolina (Carolina). Names beginning with the letter "C", are banned in Iceland since such a letter does not exist in the Icelandic alphabet. Photo: fashion and designer Carolina Herrera.
Sarah or Sara. In Morocco, the name "Sarah" is prohibited because of his Jewish origin. Arabic version of the name is allowed - "Sara". In the photo: the actress Sarah Jessica Parker.
Metallica. List of names banned in Sweden, includes names such as Metallica, Ikea and Q. In the photo: a group of Metallica in London.
The Prince and the other titles (for example, princess, king, knight, and so on. N.) Are prohibited in New Zealand. In the photo: the son of Michael Jackson - Prince Michael Jackson II.
Boromir, Montezuma, Pacific Ocean. In Poland there is no name, prohibited by law, but the consultative and advisory agency for the use of the Polish language is not compiled a list of recommended names to call that children would not permit the registrar, provide a certificate of birth. This list includes names such as Abaddon, Alma, Bhakti, Boromir, Emmaus, Herrada, Lilith, Malta, Merlin, Montezuma, honey agaric, Pacific Ocean, Strawberries, Tupac, The Wolf.