Posts tagged "name"

Sheila Ranea Crabtree Of Licking County, Ohio, Wants To Change Her Name To “Sexy”

I think everyone goes through a phase where they fantasize about changing their name. For instance, when I was four, I was hellbent on becoming Ali Angelowicz, which is absurd considering how similar it is to my actual name. My mom played along and called me Ali for a week and eventually, the novelty wore…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 1, 2014

Icelandic Teen Wins The Right To Use Her Birth Name

Icelandic teen Blaer Bjarkardottir won the right to use her birth name in court this week. Blaer, which means "Breeze" in Icelandic, was on the restricted names list because it was considered a masculine name. Because the name was not approved , the authorities at the National Registry recorded Blaer's name as Stulka, which translate…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 1, 2013