When a baby is born is there only certain names they can give them or can they name them anything they want? —Pam K.
This depends a lot on the community. Some have the freedom to use any name they like, while others have more of an accepted list of names to choose from. One young couple was asked to change their baby’s name after naming it Albert. Even though there are Amish communities where that name was very common it was a new one for this certain community, and they were asked to change it.
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