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Saudi Arabia Controls Babies Names

You are not allowed to name your newborn daughter Eman, or Sandy, or Yara. And if it is a boy, names like Abdelnasser, Amir or Abdulmoeen are a no go. But that's only in Saudi Arabia. On Twitter, Iyad El Baghdadi shares this list of baby names banned in the absolute monarchy:

And there is a photograph of an officially stamped list to go with this notice.

  • Solana Larsen

    But why?

  • Me_in_Europe

    This happens in many countries; all of them wants to preserve their ‘national heritage’. Here it is a banned list; others have a list with names which are the only ones allowed.

  • michael nigol

    i dont see Tyrone name on the list .

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