Patriotic parents – 74 people are named Malaysia

Compiled by Jarod Lim, Yang Jiao, Sira Habibu and R. Aravinthan

AT least 74 individuals carry the name Malaysia, according to Sinar Harian.

The National Registration Department confirmed that the first baby to have the name was born on March 22,1962, before Malaysia was officially formed. As of Sept 12 this year, the last baby to be named Malaysia was born in August 2017.

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