05/04/2015 03:03 EDT | Updated 05/04/2015 03:59 EDT

Illegal Baby Names: Countries With Strictest Naming Laws


In Canada, we have the freedom to name our kids just about anything, from Jaxson to Maple to even something like Snow! But not all countries are like this. Some have strict guidelines, while others go as far as giving parents a specific list of acceptable names to choose from.

To compare Canada to the rest of the world, we decided to take a look at countries with the strictest baby name laws. Here are the top 10.

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