Illegal Baby Names

Illegal Baby Names


Illegal baby names in New Zealand include Lucifer, Christ, and Messiah.


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New Zealand officials released the country's list of banned baby names, including Lucifer, which has been requested six times since 2001.

The Registrar of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, which must approve all requests for baby names, said the last 12 years have seen six failed requests for the name Lucifer as well as 62 rejections for Justice, 31 failed requests for King, 28 rejected requests for a princess, 27 failed requests for Price and 25 rejections for Royal, CNN reported. Other names on the registrar's banned list include Duke, Major, Bishop, Majesty, Knight, Lady, Messiah, Christ, Lord, and Rogue.


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