They're a subject of intense thought for every new parent. After all, the name you give your child follows them their entire life. Some names, especially celebrity ones like Blue Ivy, or Apple, are undoubtedly distinctive. Then there are the names that are just plain illegal.
1. America - Messiahruled that a baby named Messiah must change his name to Martin because "it's a title that has only been earned by one person … Jesus Christ." The ruling was later overturned.
2. America - Adolf Hitler
3. America - 1069
4. America - Accented names
5. United Kingdom - Monkey
6. Malaysia - Chow Tow
7. France - Nutella
8. New Zealand - Anal
9. Japan - Akuma
10. America - III
11. New Zealand - Talula Does The Hula From Hawaiiassumed guardianship of the child to ensure a better name was found for her.
12. United States - Misteri Nigger (the second 'I' in Misteri is silent)
13. Germany - Osama Bin Laden
14. Mexico - Robocop
15. United States - Santa Clausrefused, because:
The petitioner is seeking more than a name change, he is seeking the identity of an individual that this culture has recognized throughout the world, for well over one hundred years. Thus, the public has a proprietary interest, a proprietary right in the identity of Santa Claus, both in the name and the persona. Santa Claus is really an icon of our culture; he exists in the minds of millions of children as well as adults. The history of Santa Claus—the North Pole, the elves, Mrs. Claus, reindeer—is a treasure that society passes on from generation to generation, and the petitioner seeks to take not only the name of Santa Claus, but also to take on the identity of Santa Claus. Although thousands of people every year do take on the identity of Santa Claus around Christmas, the court believes it would be very misleading to the children in the community, particularly the children in the area that the petitioner lives, to approve the applicant's name change petition.