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Is it too late for a middle name?

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TallulahBlue Wed 10-Aug-11 23:02:40

My youngest DS is 2, Is it too late to give him a middle name or is it easy to do?

MelinaM Wed 10-Aug-11 23:09:23

Deed Poll job, very easy to do.

TallulahBlue Wed 10-Aug-11 23:17:48

Would passport have to be changed at the same time?

SaffronCake Wed 10-Aug-11 23:20:17

It's easier than you think to change a name.

And yes, if you change it everything has to change, a person must have one consistant name in use, using 2 slightly different ones can lead to a lot of bother.

TallulahBlue Wed 10-Aug-11 23:26:53

Thanks for info smile
I wish i did it at the beginning but DH was not keen on middle names.

SaffronCake Wed 10-Aug-11 23:48:52

The one thing to think of though, is that your son will have to present his Deed Poll certificate with his birth certificate for any ID he gets in the future (think Driving Licence) but that's actually no serious bother if you are the sort of Mum who can manage to keep important documents together somewhere they can be found.

burcham12 Thu 11-Aug-11 11:51:35

Doing this could not be easier via the online UK Deed Poll Service. My 6 year old daughter finally got a middle name this week! Literally took a few days and cost hardly anything! Am SO pleased we did it!

TallulahBlue Thu 11-Aug-11 23:38:42

burcham12 - Great! thanks for that
Good to see that i'm not the only one out there adding a middle name at a later stage.

burcham12 Fri 12-Aug-11 11:56:03

No you are definitely not alone! Having done this, I now really feel like something has finally been put to rest! Am sure you'll feel the same!

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