Depending on the country you live in, the name you want to give your baby may be illegal. One would hope parents always have their children’s best interest in mind. But as some countries have discovered, that’s not always the case. While Canada and the United States have few naming laws, other countries like Mexico, Denmark, and Australia are much more restrictive due to some poor naming choices by parents. These are 25 Dumbest Illegal Baby Names.
Germany has several baby name restrictions, including no last names, names of objects, or names leading to humiliation. But one, in particular, might not seem too surprising. It’s illegal to name your child Adolf Hitler. This makes total sense.
Do you love Metallica and live in Sweden? Are you yearning to name your child after the band? You will be sad to hear the country doesn’t allow it. Enacted in 1982, the Naming Law took steps to stop parents from naming their children things which might cause offense or discomfort.
It’s hard to imagine parents wanting to name their child Anus, but there was one couple who did. Luckily, Denmark wasn’t having any of it. Denmark has a list of 7,000 approved baby names. If your name isn’t on there, then you have to seek approval.
No, we didn’t bash the keyboard with our head to make that name. In Sweden, someone wanted to name their child, “BRFXXCCXXMNPCCCCLLLMMNPRXVCLMNCKSSQLBB11116” Supposedly, it’s pronounced, “Albin.” We’ll just take their word for it. Of course, Sweden didn’t allow it.
Parents in Mexico wanted to name their child Circumcision for reasons beyond understanding. Thankfully, Mexico didn’t allow it and made it illegal.
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