Why was my name rejected during signup?
We ask everyone to use the name they go by in everyday life so that you always know who you’re connecting with. We block the use of certain names to help prevent people from creating fake or malicious accounts. We're sorry if your name was blocked by mistake.
If you're trying to create a personal account:
- Make sure that your name follows our guidelines.
- Try signing up again at facebook.com.
- If you're still having trouble signing up or if you think your name was rejected by mistake, let us know.
If you're trying to create an account to promote a business, product, organization or idea, please create a Facebook Page. Learn more about Facebook Pages.