I Wtk Would You Keep Your Birth Name Or Change It

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    I -did- Change It...

    Last year (2008) marked 10 years as FTV.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 13, 2009

    When I Went To Live With my Girl Frend mother

    and her mother that was an option given to me and long with the option of adoption by her but as we talked about it i kept my name and did not let her adopt me as then i could not have married her daughter at age 13
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Jul 4, 2011

    Keep It

    I love my birth name!! It's very feminine and, if I do say so myself, a bit whimsical. Hehe :) I don't like when people rhyme it with things though. When I was little I wanted to change it, I wanted a more common name. Now that I'm older I love it, but wish it was...
    DelightfulBabe08 DelightfulBabe08
    2 Responses Feb 13, 2009

    I Hate My Forename

    Because my father gave it to me. If it wouldn't be so expensive, I would've changed it in the nick I gave myself at the age of four, long ago.
    RickiChickie RickiChickie
    51-55, F
    8 Responses Jul 4, 2011

    I Don't Know

    I did want to change it, when I was little girl. I wanted to use my middle name for my first one, because my middle name means "princess" and I was so desperate to be special in some way. :-/ And then as I grew older, it became less about being special, but...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 14, 2009

    Keep It

    my name was one of the few things i liked about me at one time.
    valeriejo77 valeriejo77
    31-35, F
    Jul 21, 2010

    I Hate It But I'm Too Lazy to Change It

    unfortunately both my two forenames that have been past down from father to son for about 8 generations. This even includes my two still born brother's as my dad was desperate to have his 1st born son carry on the family names My names mean "Man" &...
    britbear britbear
    36-40, M
    Feb 14, 2009

    Question To Answer Question

    By "birth name" do you mean everything or just first,middle,last, or everything? If you mean everything, the answer is a resounding YES. Nobody can pronounce my last name; they are too proud to ask for help and butcher it; or else they put in letters that don't belong or an...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    1 Response May 27, 2013

    I Like My Birth Name....

    ...just hardly anyone calls me that anymore. I now only seem to get called Miki, Moo, Oi, or Maki
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Feb 13, 2009

    Change It............

    I would change my birth surname I dont want my useless fathers surname.
    XxBlackCat100xX XxBlackCat100xX
    22-25, F
    Jun 24, 2011
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