How do I add or edit another name (example: nickname, maiden name) on my Facebook profile?
If you'd like to list a name on your account that's different from the name on your ID (example: maiden name, nickname, professional title):
To add another name:
  1. Go to your profile and click About.
  2. Click Details About You.
  3. Click Add a nickname, a birth name... below Other Names.
  4. Select the type of name you want to add next to Name Type.
  5. Enter your other name.
  6. Check Show at top of profile to have your other name shown next to your full name at the top of your profile.
  7. Click Save Changes.
To edit or delete another name:
  1. Go to your Profile and click About.
  2. Click Details About You.
  3. Hover to the far right of the name you'd like to change and click Options.
  4. Click Edit or Delete.
Learn more about our other name policies.
Keep in mind, if you don't check the box to have your other name listed at the top of your profile, it'll still be visible in the About section of your profile and in search results.
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