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You cannot name your child Messiah, Adolf Hitler, Mamlaka… in these countries

By Standard Digital Reporter | Jun 23rd 2014 | 1 min read

Do you know that in some countries, governments do not allow registration of children bearing some names? In New Zealand for example the Department of Internal Affairs refused to register a child named “Anal”.

Other names banned in New Zealand include “4Real”, “V8”, and “Queen Victoria”.

In 2013 a US judge changed a baby's name from Messiah to Martin. Although Christians and Jews perceive the name differently the child’s name was changed ?? Dictionary definitions say the word can mean anyone seen as a saviour or a liberator.

Christianity sees Jesus as the Messiah, while Judaism uses the term to mean an anticipated saviour of the Jews.

In Saudi Arabia Mamlaka (Arabic for Kingdom) is among 50 names banned since 2013.

Here are more banned names in 11 countries

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