Why People Change Their Names

You cannot choose your name, most especially your family name. It’s the same with our nationality, ethnic background, or our natural physical appearance that all become part of who we are since birth. If you’re asked: “Given a chance to choose, where would you like to be born? What personal identity would you wish your parents to give you? Do you love how you’re called right now?”, How would you answer those questions?

The names we were given when we were born are something that’s out of our control. And so, some people dislike theirs. Perhaps, they wanted something easier. Or maybe, they wanted something more unique. Also, growing up, many individuals may have difficulty introducing themselves to other people because they feel like they sounded archaic and people would ridicule them for that. Some are annoyed whenever people mispronounce or misspell their peculiar names. Read this related article about … Read More