Sometimes parents go over board in naming their
child. Sometimes its not the parents, but the
government. Here are a list of baby names that are
banned by governments. Would you attempt
naming your child any of these?

1. 007
Sorry to those parents in Malaysia, you can’t just go
around naming your child a “James Bond” icon.
Better luck with a different name.
2. Chow Tow
In English you may think this has something to do
with chowing down some food, but in fact the
name translated from Cantonese means smelly
head. Why would a parent want to name their child
this? Do they have to think their child has a smelly head?
3. Maple
This name seems okay, right? Can you guess where
it’s banned? Of course! Canada. The Canadian
government banned this name because the
Canadian Maple leaf is the symbol of their country,
and is a huge significance. That’s a bummer, because
maple sounds like a cool name to have
especially in a place like Canada.
4. Eh
Here’s another Canadian banned name. In case you
didn’t know, “Eh” is a common slang in Canada.
The name isn’t popular yet, but the Canadian
government banned this name in case anyone had
any ideas.
5. @
The “@” symbol? To they want their baby to be
some kind of email? Well, the family probably
figured why waste a symbol, and why not using it
on other things, like a child’s name! From China,
luckly they banned it, or else we’d have children with email
6. Hitler
Well, there’s no doubt why that name is banned. I
mean, he killed millions of Jews! Yet there are
people out there willing to name their child this?
This name is banned in Mexico, Germany, and a lot
more countries. There’s no surprise to that.
7. Facebook
Along with other names like Twitter, Yahoo, etc.
these names were banned in Mexico. Who would
name their children this? But Mexico did this in
prevention, and to make sure that children don’t
get bullied for their name in the future. Well, that’s a good
way of thinking.
8. 4Real
This baby may be for real, but that doesn’t mean he
should be named 4Real! This name was banned in
New Zealand, for that name is bizarre.
9. Brfxxccxxmnpcccclllmmnprxvclmnckssqlbb11116
Um… what?! If I were a school teacher reading this
name out loud, I would have no idea how to
pronounce it. Sounding it out doesn’t look like its
going to work, either. Banned in Sweden, the
parents said that its supposed to be pronounced ” Albin”.
That name is no regular-school-
pronunciation though. Wow, lucky they banned some of
these names in
those countries. If kids were to get bullied with
these names it would be really disappointing. By
looking at these names, there’s no doubt why the
government had to take names into consideration
to be legal or not.