Swedish court allows boy to be named November
TT/The Local · 23 Sep 2008, 09:07
Published: 23 Sep 2008 09:07 GMT+02:00
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Previously, the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket) had not approved the name for the boy.
“We feel good now,” said mother Janna-Li Lanke to the Västerbottens-Kuriren newspaper.
Her son, who is now ten months old, has finally earned the right to carry the name that Lanke and her husband wanted him to have: Kaj Taran November.
The parents appealed the tax authorities’ ruling after they discovered that several Swedes have November as a part of their name.
According to Statistics Sweden, the only month of the year not currently used for someone’s name is January.