Saudi Arabia Bans “Seinfeld” Baby Names

Saudi Arabia released a list of 50 names that parents are forbidden from calling their children, the Gulf News reported. In addition to banning the first name of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Kingdom banned the names of the four central characters in the hit comedy, Seinfeld.Seinfeld
Malaak (angel)
Abdul Aati
Abdul Naser
Abdul Musleh
Binyamin (Arabic for Benjamin)
Naris
Jibreel (Arabic for Jerry)
Yara
Sitav
Loland
Tilaj
Barrah
Abdul Nabi
Abdul Rasool
Sumuw (highness)
Al Mamlaka (the kingdom)
Malika (queen)
Mamlaka (kingdom)
Tabarak (blessed)
Nardeen
Elaine
Sandy
Rama (Hindu god)
Maline
Inar
Maliktina
Maya
Linda
Randa
Basmala (utterance of the name of God)
Abdul Mu’een
Iman
Abrar (Arabic for George)
Bayan
Baseel
Wireelam
Nabi (prophet)
Nabiyya (female prophet)
Amir (prince)
Taline
Kibrial (Arabic for Kramer)
Aram
For the unaltered story, see the Times of Israel.
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