Fun Fact: Name Restrictions in Iceland

Fun facts about Iceland

New parents in Iceland must get personal approval by a government committee if they choose to give their child a “new” name. If a child is named something outside the approved list (over 1,700 names for boys, and over 1,800 names for girls) then it is given consideration as long as it fits Icelandic spelling and grammar and isn’t likely to cause embarrassment later in life.

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