Naming all the views is a pain. Not all screens need a persistent title, and some require labels too long to fit. Leaving a blank navigation area wastes screen space and looks barren.
All Thumbs, Why Reach Navigation Should Replace the Navbar in iOS Design
Brad Ellis

Something to add here is that localized text may exceed this width as well.

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