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Over 200 Icelanders Nameless

More than 200 Icelanders six months of age and older have not been given a name, according to the National Registry.


Photo by Páll Kjartansson.

110 male and 112 female individuals are simply registered as ‘boy’ or ‘girl’ respectively, ruv.is reports.

Manager at the National Registry, Sólveig Guðmundsdóttir, said that it is possible that some of these individuals have been named but for one reason or another the names have not been registered.

About a third of those registered as nameless live abroad.

Parents should register the name of their child before six months of age.

The National Registry plans to send a reminder to those concerned in the fall.


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