Sweden: A boy named Soo

Or Ahmad, or Abdel, or Mahamoud.

In Sweden, the tax authority decides whether a name is proper for a newborn (See here and here).

Following another case where somebody was refused a name based on what the tax authority thought is proper, Expressen lists the names which are ok for both men and women: Abbas, Abdalla, Abdallah, Abdel, Abdi, Abdul, Abed, Adel, Ahmad, Ahmed....
(see here for the rest of the list)

The tax authority doesn't like dealing with foreigners, apparently.

Source: Expressen (Swedish)

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