For just a few pounds, you can legally change your name in a matter of minutes. More and more Brits are doing just that. We take a look at just how many, some popular name changes, why people change their name, and much more.
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For just a few pounds, you can legally change your name in the time it takes to eat lunch. And more Brits are doing just that.
Registered Name Changes
Name Changing Still on Steady Rise
The numbers of name changers are steadily rising, even in recent years. Last year saw an 11 per cent increase over name changes in 2010.
Registered Name Changes in Recent Years
Many people change their names thanks to inspiration from a favourite celebrity or athlete. In the past few years, many people have opted for a few popular celebrity monikers.
Notable Pop Culture-Related Name Changes
Top Reasons People Change Their Names
Whether it’s following a significant life event or just for kicks, people change their names for all sorts of reasons.
SOURCES: BBC.CO.UK, GUARDIAN.CO.UK, DAILYMAIL.CO.UK, YAHOO, IMDB, DEEDPOLL.ORG.UK, UKDP.CO.UK
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