Court bans parents from naming their baby with Breton tilde letter


A French court has ordered a couple who named their baby Fañch, a name from the ancient Celtic language of Brittany, to choose another because it contains the tilde 'ñ' which it said is 'unrecognised by the French language'.

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A French couple have been told to find another name for their baby after a court ruled they could not use the name they wanted because it contains a tilde, or an “ñ”, reports The Telegraph.