What’s in a (Baby) Name? Check Out These Global Naming Traditions
Cultural traditions around the globe are vast and varied. Why should naming a baby be any different? While here in the United States expectant parents draw inspiration from pop culture, baby-naming books, and even the dictionary, that’s not the case in many other places.
From sacred ceremonies and multiple names, to superstitions around when to name a baby, there are a ton of global traditions. Check out some of them below!
- First-born children: Wayan, Putu, Gede, Nengah
- Second-born children: Made/Kadek
- Third-born children: Nyoman/Komang
- Fourth-born children: Ketut