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What were they thinking of?

French court bans parents from naming their child...


....Nutella
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The judge ordered that the child be called Ella instead.
He said in his ruling that the name Nutella was the trade name of a spread that is commonplace in Gallic homes.
"And it is contrary to the child's interest to have a name that can only lead to teasing or disparaging thoughts," he pronounced.
French parents are usually free to choose the names of their children, but local prosecutors are empowered to report what they deem to be unsuitable names to a family court.

But it seems in New Zealand you can call your child 'No 16 Bus Shelter'
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A father who took legal action to try and stop French car makers Renault from using the same name as his daughter, Zoe Renault. Cedric Renault argued that if Renault named car model Zoe it would make his daughter's life a "nightmare"
Has he not heard of Mercedes Wink
What other daft names have you heard of?

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Re: What were they thinking of?

pick a celeb child... apple, peaches, Kal-el (nicholas cage's son)..
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Re: What were they thinking of?

Moroccan (Mariah Carey)
Jermajesty (Jermaine Jackson)
Pilot Inspektor (Jason Lee)
Moxie Crimefighter (Penn Jillette)
Nakoa-Wolf ... (Lisa Bonet)
Zuma Nesta Rock (Gwen Stefani)
Diva Thin Muffin Pigeen (Frank Zappa)
Blue Angel (The Edge)
Mirabella Bunny (Bryan Adams)
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Re: What were they thinking of?

And I thought Zoe Bowie was bad enough Cheesy

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Re: What were they thinking of?

Personally I think some parents are just being selfish, very nice to give a baby these kind of names but babies grow up. Imagine what they might have to face at school with other kids taking the mickey.
Sure they can change their name on reaching a certain age but they should not be put in that position in the first place.