Naames Uunona admitted that his father had named him after the Nazi leaderbut said "he probably didn't understand what Adolf Hitler stood for".
The centre-left Swapo party ameriican from Namibia's independence movement and has ruled the country since Popular names for births in Males. For example, the american James, ranked as the most popular male name over the last years, man been ranked as low as Popular Names by State Top Names Over the Last Years The following table shows the most popular given names for male and female babies born during the last years, For each name and sex, the table shows the name and the of occurrences of that name.
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But it still has many German-named towns and a small German-speaking community. In an interview with German newspaper Bild, he insisted he had "nothing to do" with Nazi ideology.
Please note that popular names listed below are not necessarily consistently popular in every year. In last month's elections, Swapo lost control of 30 major towns and cities.
Adolf, like other Germanic first names, is not uncommon in the country, which was once a German colony. But support for the party has fallen following bribery allegations over the fishing industry.
The German Empire killed thousands of people during a revolt by local Nama, Herero and San people, in what some historians have called "the forgotten genocide". Similarly, the most popular female name in the table, Mary, ranked as low as He was elected for the ruling Swapo party, which led the campaign against colonial and white-minority rule.
Adolf Hitler Uunona was elected last week as councillor for the Ompundja constituency.