A couple in Sweden wanted to name a child Vladimir Putin: why they were banned

In Sweden, the spouses were not allowed to name the child Vladimir Putin, reports “Ukrainian Truth”. Swedish authorities have rejected a request from a married couple in the southern city of Laholm to name their child Vladimir Putin. On the subject: Members of Parliament and Wives: How Hurricanes are Named Swedish Parents ...

Dozens of schools named after presidents will be renamed in San Francisco: what is the reason

A third of San Francisco public schools may change their names. State officials say it is “inappropriate” to mention some discriminatory presidents, writers, generals and politicians in school names. Writes about it San Francisco Chronicle. This week, parents and directors 44 ...

Russian names that seem funny to Americans: why there are so many Ivanovs in the USA

“We can't even imagine how many words that are normal for us in other languages ​​mean something indecent. But the most offensive thing here is when this word is the name of a person, ”writes the author of the blog“ Sergey Kurylenko ”on Yandex.Zen. Further - from the first person. Agree ...

Most Popular Baby Names in New York

Increasingly, young parents in New York City call their children names that do not identify their gender. The most popular names are Liam for boys and Emma for girls. The New York Post writes about this in more detail. Popular names Behind Emma ...

Most Popular Baby Names in the USA in 2017

Emma and Liam were the most popular baby names in 2017. This is evidenced by the data of the report of the Social Security Administration. The name Emma has been at the top of the US for the fourth year in a row, Liam topping the list for the first time this year, before that in ...

Who gives names to hurricanes and how

Hurricane Irma, which struck the islands of the Caribbean and Florida, is called the strongest in the Atlantic on record, moreover, it caused terrible destruction and led to dozens of deaths. It is possible that his name will never be used by meteorologists ...

Jaden and Sophia are the most popular names in New York

For the fifth year in a row, the name Jayden remains the leader in popularity among male names in New York. Meanwhile, Sophia has topped the list of top names for girls for two years now, according to official statistics released by the New York City Department of Health. Interestingly, an alternative ...

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