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9 January 2022

13 names were added to the List of approved Icelandic names in December. One name was rejected.

Aaliyah Baggi Beggi Pírati Björnúlfur Aró Safíra Morri Meyja Myrkva Villiam Thalía

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Name Days on January 25

Denmark    Pauli omvendelsesdag - Paul's conversion day
Faroe Islands    Pálsmessa - Páll's mass = Conversion of Páll the Apostle
Finland    Paavali, Paavo, Paul, Pauli, Paulus
Norway    Paul, Pål
Sami    Bávlos, Bávva, Bávvál, Poalla
Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language)    Paul
Sweden    Paul, Pål