What’s in a name? Young Saudis discover there’s plenty

Many want their names to carry an intriguing story and as a result are rejecting their birth names. (Shutterstock)

Saudi society is facing a new phenomenon in which many young people are changing their names to be in tune with the latest name trends, Al-Hayat newspaper reported.

Many want their names to carry an intriguing story and as a result are rejecting their birth names.

The definition of names has changed from a predetermined title in one’s life to one representing a personal choice and form of expression.

A number of Saudi women change their names as a way of celebrating their wedding or graduation.
 
 
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Source News: Alarabiya