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Sep 8, 2008, 12:27pm   #1
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So all of my life, (I'm 21 now), I have had issues upon issues with people calling me by the wrong name. My name is Carol Ann (two words, 1 name, first name). People call me Carol and it pisses me off-its not my name. I understand that the capitalized letter of A in Ann makes it seem like Ann is my middle name but its not-according to my birth certificate, I have no middle name. So my mother and I would like to add a middle name but we have NO clue on how to do this, who to contact, etc..

Does anyone have any insight on this ?
Sep 8, 2008, 1:13pm   #2
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http://ezinearticles.com/?How-To-Cha...Ohio&id=524245

http://www.namechangelaw.com/states/ohio/ohio.htm
Sep 8, 2008, 5:37pm   #3
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I think Social Security.
Sep 8, 2008, 7:49pm   #4
u
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I am not sure if you can *add* a middle name; I think that you may be able only to change an existing middle name. My parents didn't give me a middle name, and I had checked this out a few years ago and this is what a lawyer told me.

I do know that changing your name AT ALL involved an enormous amount of time, energy, money, and paperwork, so you should consider that as well. Good luck!
Sep 8, 2008, 8:28pm   #5
c
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My whole family was able to add middle names. I believe we did it through the county courts.
Sep 8, 2008, 9:27pm   #6
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I've done it with the help of a lawyer. You have to go through the court to add/change a name
Sep 8, 2008, 9:47pm   #7
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Hi Carol Ann. I believe you can do it through the county clerks office.
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Sep 9, 2008, 2:27am   #8
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I wonder if it would be more obvious, if you would change your first name to "Carol-Ann" instead of "Carol Ann"...

I have 2 middle names and believe me, it causes sooo much confusion! That's what makes me think adding a middle name won't really help you much. (BTW I solved the problem by combining my middle names.)
Sep 9, 2008, 6:02am   #9
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or maybe remove the space? CarolAnn? or is that just silly
Sep 9, 2008, 11:09am   #10
C
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^ I don't think it's silly!! There is a lady at my church who's name is RussellAnn.
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