Name change

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anneliraud
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Name change

Postby anneliraud » Sun Mar 13, 2016 4:54 pm

Hi,

I changed my name about 18 months ago but i have been unable to change the LDS.org and Family Search names. How do I proceed?
Many thanks,

Anneli Riismaa

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Re: Name change

Postby sbradshaw » Sun Mar 13, 2016 5:41 pm

Hi, the name you see for yourself on LDS.org and on FamilySearch comes from your membership record. Your ward clerk will need to change that. If it's a legal name change, the clerk can edit the full name on your membership record to match your new legal name. If it's just a change in preferred name, your clerk can edit the preferred name field.
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Re: Name change

Postby russellhltn » Sun Mar 13, 2016 6:55 pm

If you're wanting to change your login name, I think you can do that by going to ldsaccount.lds.org, and changing the "username".
Have you searched the Wiki?
Try using a Google search by adding "site:tech.lds.org/wiki" to the search criteria.


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