Question: Do You Have To Include Your Middle Name?

Is a middle name legally required?

It is perfectly legal to use your middle name or even variations of your name, as long as you are not attempting to defraud anyone.

However, in some situations, you will be required to use your real name, such as for licensing purposes, or it….

Do I need my middle name on checks?

2 Answers. You can have checks printed that say whatever name you want. If you want them accepted, the closer the name on the checks matches the name on your id, the better. The recipients of your checks typically have no idea what your ID says nor should they care what you call yourself.

Does your given name include your middle name?

your “given name” is always your first and middle name. if you have a middle name but it doesn’t appear on your passport don’t put it on the forms. if it does appear on your passport, include it. for example, my husband’s name on his passport is Ryan Eric so that’s what was filled out for given name(s).

What do you put if you have no middle name?

The abbreviation “N.M.N.” (no middle name) or “N.M.I.” (no middle initial), with or without periods, is sometimes used in formal documents in the United States, where a middle initial or name is expected but the person does not have one.

How can I legally get my middle name?

You can just start using a middle name if you like. If you want to do this legally, there are court filing fees to file the Petition for Change of Name (between $200 and $300), plus there is the cost of publication in a local newspaper.

Related Definitions Full legal name means the applicant’s first name, middle name(s), and last name, without the use of initials or nicknames, as it appears on the applicant’s presented source documents.