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You can change your name to whatever you want - all it takes is a petition to a court that has jurisdiction over where you reside, signatures of consent from both parents (if you're under 18), and a fee to the court. After receiving the petition documents, a judge will grant/deny the name change request (rarely denied). You then get to change all of your legal identity documents, a real PITA. Ask any woman who is newly married.

You'll get a document that shows you were granted a legal change of name. You must have that document along with your birth certificate when you get ID's or anything requiring your birth certificate, or questions will be raised as to why you birth certificate name is different from the one you're using as your legal name.

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