How do I change my name?
You can change your name or add another name (ex: nickname, maiden name) to your account.
To edit your name:
- Review our name standards
- Click in the top right of Facebook and select Settings
- Click Name
- Enter your name and click Review Change
- Enter your password and click Save Changes
Note: To help make sure everyone uses their authentic name, you can only change your name every 60 days.
What other names are allowed on Facebook?
Facebook requires everyone to provide their authentic names so you always know who you're connecting with. If you'd like your account to show another name you're known by, you can add that name to your account. For example, you could add:
Please remember that other names must follow the Facebook Community Standards, and they can't contain:
Learn how to add another name.