The Icelandic naming committee has legalised a number of new names. The names have joined the Icelandic name register. According to Icelandic laws, baby names have to be on this register to be legal.
Some of the new names recently accepted by the committee are Elektra, Elvin, Nóvember, Orfeus, Váli, Bambi, Sonn‡ and Atlas. The rejected names include Jóvin, Ástmary, Anais, Timótheus and Konstantínos.