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A newborn baby lays on a woman's chest covered in a pink blanket.
Gavriil GrigorovTASS via Getty Images
Gavriil GrigorovTASS via Getty Images

Remember when Gwyneth Paltrow named her daughter Apple? Or when Kim Kardashian had the brilliant idea to name her kid North West? Whether you filed the name away in your future plans notebook or shook your head in shock, the point is that they can name their children whatever they want. In Denmark, this isn’t so.

Brendan Killeen told the Irish Times that he went to the Ministry of Ecclesiastical Affairs in Denmark to inquire why the law is active. Aside from further ingraining gender rules, the rule is also in place so that the child’s name will not be a “disadvantage” to them.