Interior Ministry bans 51 baby names

The Ministry of Interior has added 51 names to its list of banned names for babies born in the Kingdom.

March 13, 2014

 


 


RIYADH — The Ministry of Interior has added 51 names to its list of banned names for babies born in the Kingdom. In its statement, the Civil Status Department said some names are not in line with social traditions while others are not appropriate in terms of religion or have a Western origin. Parents cannot give their newly-born babies the following names: Malak, Abdul Ati, Abdul Nasser, Abdul Mosleh, Nabi, Nabiya, Emir, Somu, Al-Mamlaka, Malika, Mamlaka, Tabaraka, Nardeen, Maya, Linda, Randa, Basmalah, Tuleen, Arm, Nareej, Rital, Als, Sandi, Rama, Maleen, Eleen, Alas, Ainar, Loran, Malkiteena, Lareen, Kibriyal, Laureen, Binyameen, Narees, Yara, Sitaf, Aileen, Loland, Tilaj, Barah, Abdul Nabi, Abdul Rasool, Jibreel, Abdul Mo’een, Abrar, Milak, Aiman, Bayan, Baseel and Rilam.


March 13, 2014
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