Changing your name

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  1. Plebh

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    The way celebrities name their children nowadays it's only natural that they'd want to change their name, i mean growing up with the name Apple? and it got me thinking, how many of us would want to change their name?
     
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    I would keep mine...first and last! I get lots of positive comments on my last name, however not a lot of people pronounce it correctly.
     
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    I tried to legally change my name to Buckland Cowchuck, but the judge who reviewed my request rejected it without so much as a howdy do.
     
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    I like my name, save for the lack of flow. There's an abrupt stop at the end of my first name. I like the names Marion and Jàn, though.
     
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    I've always been partial to Dylan
     
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    I thought about it, but for professional reasons I left it the way it is spelt right now.
     
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    I might change my last name someday....:wink:
     
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    how about to something ethnic sounding?
     
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    I do love ethnic sounding names
     
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    I've always liked my name.
    Not many people believe my last name is real, but that's ok with me.
    They don't have to know I'm actually a superhero. ;]
     
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    I might change my last name, but I'm keeping the first since I like it as does everyone else.
     
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    My first name is a keeper but my last one is my husbands...

    In the future, if we separate, I am sure I'd want to change it, but no idea whether I'd go back to my maiden name or something else.... :rolleyes:
     
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    Didn't a kid in Montana or Wyoming LEGALLY change his name to "Troutfishinginamerica", a few years ago?

    Wordie: Moon Unit, Diva Thin Muffin, and Fifi-Trixibelle would you name your kid lady nasty?

    I've always liked the name Haywood Jablome. :biggrin1: Think I could get a judge to let me change my name to it? <heh>
     
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    I find nothing wrong with the name Apple. I grew up with people of all sorts of backgrounds and my high school year book had Mustafa, Velma, Dhjib (not to be confused with Dhjub or Djhab), Omar, Oemil, Pleasant, Nazareth, Song, Kareem, Munir, Beanie, Soheir (or was it Sohair), London and Sahib not to mention, Isadore, Igor, Valentine and Raj and of course there were the odd names such as Thomas, Joseph, George, William, James, Louis, Pamela, Susan, Ann...

    A name is what you make of it or don't. Names which strike an American as odd may seem normal to a Pakistani and vice-versa. As to changing it, why? It's served me well so far; so, why tamper with it.
     
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    Gah. The guy I'm with right now wants to change his first name when he comes to the United States... and I don't want him to! He says he thinks it's too childish, I think it's sexy as hell. Makes me sad. :frown1: I told him that no matter what he changes his name too, I'm still calling him by his REAL name. Hehe.

    I have never had any urge to change my name. It'd be too much of a pain in the ass, and I have nothing against it... just a nice, average name. :tongue:
     
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    I *love* the name Moxie Crimefighter... Penn Jillette's kid... I think Moxie is just a neat name... kinda spunky... and to have crimefighter as a middle name? Hahahahaha.
     
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    I like my name. I've written using some pen names and I like those as well.

    My former assistant, a very nice woman, her parents named her Ima Leach. I would think she mind want to change her name.

    I have a buddy in Canada who legally changed his name. In Canada you don't have to go to court, just fill out some legal forms with various people to vouch for you and mail them in to the Government agency for name changes.. How cool is that. There may be court appearances for some circumstances.
     
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    I've already legally changed my last name once and I'm contemplating changing my first name now.......I want to use my middle name as my first name:
    Currently my name is Peter, If I change it my name will be Feliks(the polish spelling).......Should i do it? I kind of like Feliks.
     
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    I think Doug is a bit boring sometimes... I like being called Douggy :smile:
    I would change my last name. It is really embarrasing :redface: I think it's a cool name sometimes, though. People often compliment my name :cool:
     
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    I like Feliks..my vote is make the change...(not that my vote really matters hah)
     
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