Who knew there could be so many obstacles to watch out for when selecting a name for your child? It would be a shame to name them something that was banned and would not be recognized either in Colorado or elsewhere.

With this in mind, I present the eleven names you should delete from consideration immediately if you are about to have a child in the Centennial State.

Baby Names Banned Nationwide and in Colorado

Baby names banned in America, and therefore Colorado, include Jesus Christ, Adolf Hitler, Santa Claus, and the @ symbol. Additional names parents may want to avoid include names that are banned in other countries or places around the world. We'll take a closer look at all of them in the gallery below.

Restrictions for baby names in Colorado include that you need to be able to spell this name with a standard-issue keyboard. The name can contain no graphic symbols or foreign characters. ,

The Perks of Having a Baby in Colorado

According to The Bump, Colorado has no limit on the length of a name. Hubert Blaine Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff (Guinness record holder for longest personal name) would have no problem naming a child here. Neither would English pop singer Dido who was born Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong.

Most Popular Baby Names In Colorado

The United States Social Security Administration revealed the most popular baby names in Colorado in 2022 were Oliver (346), Liam (342), and Olivia (300). Theodore, Noah, and Henry round out the top 5 for boys.

The top five most popular names for baby girls in Colorado in 2022 included Olivia, Ema, Charlotte, Sophia, and Mia.

Keep going to see a list of names banned in Colorado, neighboring states, and around the world.

Having a Baby in Colorado? Avoid These 11 Names

Did you know that some states in America limit the character count parents must use when naming their child? Colorado places no limit on characters, but there are some names parents can't use at all. See which names have been banned, and which ones to avoid in Colorado in the gallery below.

LOOK: Colorado-Inspired Baby Names You Should Seriously Consider

Would you like to give your baby boy or girl a name that reflects their Colorado heritage? Here's a list of suggested baby names with ties to the Centennial State.

A challenge was put forth on the website Name Berry. The challenger asked participants to come up with Colorado-inspired names including cities, plants, wildlife, and popular activities. An extra challenge was issued asking people to suggest names localized to Eagle County. Here's a look at the suggestions.

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