Naming your child isn’t the easiest of jobs. In fact, most parents start thinking of a name for their bundle of joy as soon as they see the + sign on their pregnancy test. Because one’s name sticks with them forever, if not chosen carefully, your child could end up being teased for it long after they’ve left the school playground.
We’re used to laughing at some Western celebrities’ curious name choices, like Kim Kardashian’s little girl “North” West, but Arab parents are also pros at picking out baby names that are award-winningly... awful. Arabic names tend to have deep, meaningful meanings (as example, the unique female name Arwad is an eleventh Century name of a Phoenician Beauty Goddess), yet, some parents choose to go the other direction into “Inappropriate Nameville.”
Check out our list of 8 inappropriate Arabic baby names, and drop us a comment with your own examples in the comment box below!