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12 June 2022

19 names were added to the List of approved Icelandic names in May. Two names were rejected.

Adele Emmi Esi Fævý Hlýja Jónborg Jonna Jökli Kenya Klöpp Omel Ray Sprettur Stinne Sæmey Vin Þórunnbjörg

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Name Days on June 29

Denmark    Petrus
Faroe Islands    Pætursøka - Pæturs vigil
Finland    Peetu, Pekka, Pekko, Petja, Petra, Petri, Petrus, Petteri, Pietari
Norway    Per, Peter, Petter
Sami    Beahkká, Beđar, Begá, Biđe, Biehtár, Biera, Biette, Piera
Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language)    Per, Pernilla, Peter, Petra, Petter
Sweden    Peter, Petra