I don't know if it's normal or not but lately, I've been having some major baby fever.

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I think I caught it after my brother had his first kid named Jack.

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Credit: Big Joe Pesh / TSM

I know I'm biased but this kid is so damn cute.

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Credit: Big Joe Pesh / TSM

It makes me think if I have a kid they might not end up looking like uncle fester or Shrek after all


Then last month my Brother and Sister in law gave birth to a girl named Lilly

We have a lot in common including a lack of hair and loving nap time.

I've been thinking about if we had a kid what would we name them?

While looking up popular baby names and their meaning I wondered if there is any name that is not allowed/banned.

Turns out there is.

Banned Baby Names In America

Some baby names that are banned in the U.S. according to usbirthcertificates.com included.


Santa Clause


Jesus Christ

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What Baby Names Are Banned In Michigan's Neighboring States?


Banned Baby Names In Wisconsin

I couldn't find any banned names but a Wisconsin mom wanted to name her child a numeral, the state required that the number be spelled out.

Banned Baby Names In Illinois

There are no restrictions on what a parent may name a child.

Banned Baby Names In Indiana

No rules regarding first names in Indiana. But if the mom is unmarried at birth, the baby can only be given her mother’s surname, unless there’s an affidavit proving paternity.

Banned Baby Names In Ohio

The only punctuation allowed in Ohio is hyphens, apostrophes, and spaces. Only letters are allowed, no numbers.

Does Michigan Actually Have a List of Banned Baby Names?

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According to the baby website The Bump, Michigan requires only English letters.

so you won't be able to use letters such as æ, ë or ñ.

LOOK: Baby names that are illegal around the world

Stacker scoured hundreds of baby name databases and news releases to curate a list of baby names that are illegal somewhere in the world, along with explanations for why they’re banned.

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