I chose a new given name and a new family name. For a given name I chose Anne just b/c I enjoyed the sound of it and the image it projected for me…a proper, loving, dignified woman. For a new family name, I chose Preuss b/c it is Prussian (that is Germanic…not “Russian”) since I am primarily of Prussian heritage. I’ll bet my Prussian ancestors are rolling in their graves now about me. 🙂 Anyway, my point is that you should give careful consideration to what you choose…if you don’t like your present given name, then by all means change it to something you will like and enjoy telling to everyone. “Hi. My name is….”
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