Name Changes

"A name pronounced is the recognition of the individual to whom it belongs. He who can pronounce my name aright, he can call me, and is entitled to my love and service."

- Henry David Thoreau.

Top Ten Reasons

to Change Your Name

The process of changing your name is relatively easy, and recently has been streamlined. You may...

  1. Dislike Current Name.

  2. Changing Name Following Divorce.

  3. Husband Taking Wife's Name Upon Marriage.

  4. Changing Child's Surname to Mother's or Father's.

  5. Couples Combining or Hyphenating Surnames to Form a New One.

  6. Desire for a Less or More "Ethnic" Name.

  7. Transgender Name Changes.

  8. Religious Reasons

  9. Same-Sex Partners Sharing a Surname

  10. Political Statement

Let us help lessen the uncertainty and anxiety around this important step in claiming your identity.