Turns out, Kim Kardashian’s son, Saint West, would not make the baby name cut if registered in Australia. Why? Because Saint is one of the many names that the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages have banned.
Check out the full list here (it’s a cracker!).
To all the parents who wanted to name their kid Bonghead, G-Bang or Scrotum, we’ve got some bad news for you – your ‘unusual’ choice is banned in Australia.
While some of the names that make this year’s banned baby name list are over-the-top ridiculous, others are actually quite cute (and trending in other countries). So let’s dissect this year’s banned baby name list, shall we?
Every country has a list of names that are not allowed to be recorded by the Registrar. Perfectly common and acceptable names such as Sarah, Tom and Linda are banned in certain countries (Morocco, Portugal and Saudi Arabia respectively).
In Australia the Registrar can refuse to register a birth name in circumstances including any of the following:
And thus, let’s head over to the list of banned baby names.
Apologies in advance to the parents who had their heart set on PieandSauce for their daughter…
Many of these actually make the top 1000 most popular lists in America and other countries.
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