This couple was denied request to give their baby this name, because of a stupid reason

2 The reason name got declined

The officials at the Internal Affairs Court had declined to register the name Makeda Foluke citing the name as too African and also saying that the name could be potentially embarrassing for the kid in the future. According to internal affairs, “when pronouncing the name in Portuguese it makes no sense at all, except for coming out wrong, which could provide possible future suffering for the person in social life.” They suggested to the couple that they should add a prename like Ana Maria before Makeda to make it more traditional. The issue has been seen as another racist instance of Brazilian officials as they have no problem in registering European sounding names, while frowning upon the names that are African in nature and origin.

The reason name got declined
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