Lucifer, 4Real, Queen Victoria - New Zealand's banned baby names

Proposed names in the list included Lucifer, 4Real and King. Credit: PA/Frank May

New Zealand officials have released a list of bizarre baby names including 'Mafia no fear', 'Lucifer' and '4Real' that have been rejected for not being suitable.

In the past 12 years, the country's births, deaths and marriages agency had to reject the name 'Lucifer' six times, according to documents shown to CNN.

'Justice' was the most popular name on the list with 62 rejections.

The Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Act 1995 has provided a set of rules of acceptable names for New Zealanders to follow.

Other names rejected by the country include 'Christ', 'Messiah', 'Majesty', 'King', 'Knight' and 'Queen Victoria'.

Grammatical experiments were refused as a child avoided being called '.' (full stop), while combinations of letters such as 'MC', 'LB' and 'VI' were also turned down.

Parents who had lost inspiration for naming a new addition to the family failed in their attempt to name their child '5th'.

In 2008, a judge in New Zealand allowed a nine-year-old girl to change the name she hated - 'Talula Does the Hula from Hawaii'.

New Zealand is not the only country to have a naming law with Sweden rejecting attempts to name children 'Superman' and 'Metallica'.