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    Anyone here with a middle name(s) do you write your name on documents like a CV as your name + surname or name + middle name + surname?

    I have 2 middle names and I am not sure if it would look pretentious or bad if I put my middle names like on my cv or just my name and surname?

    I was thinking as I have a multi-ethnic name (???) if that makes sense, it might be more memorable with all my names.

    But yeah, people with middle names, do you go by your full name?
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    Anyone here with a middle name(s) do you write your name on documents like a CV as your name + surname or name + middle name + surname?

    I have 2 middle names and I am not sure if it would look pretentious or bad if I put my middle names like on my cv or just my name and surname?

    I was thinking as I have a multi-ethnic name (???) if that makes sense, it might be more memorable with all my names.

    But yeah, people with middle names, do you go by your full name?
    Yeah, i do,mkre because it says 'full name'
    And mime aren't really middle names, they are my first names

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    (Original post by KittenMediaya)
    Yeah, i do,mkre because it says 'full name'
    And mime aren't really middle names, they are my first names

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    You have multiple first names?
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    You have multiple first names?
    Yeah i have

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    No. I would indeed feel pretentious. Besides, ain't nobody got time for that.
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    I have a middle name but it's only on my passport and driving licence, I never put it on a CV.
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    I've never made a CV tho, so idk whether it's compulsory to put your FULL name.

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    On my CV I don't have my middle name.

    I also dont use my full first name, i abbreviate it as thats my preferred name. Never had an issue doing this.
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    Anyone here with a middle name(s) do you write your name on documents like a CV as your name + surname or name + middle name + surname?

    I have 2 middle names and I am not sure if it would look pretentious or bad if I put my middle names like on my cv or just my name and surname?

    I was thinking as I have a multi-ethnic name (???) if that makes sense, it might be more memorable with all my names.

    But yeah, people with middle names, do you go by your full name?
    I only use my middle name when applying for official documents passport, voter card, driving licence. Other then that just first and surname
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    Erm I have two middles names so I tend to just write my First and last name. It's easier for me and it's easier for an employer too I guess 😊
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    I do since my family call me by my middle name even though I don't use it professionally - so yeah it's a big part of my identity. Also, there's nothing pretentious about it - it's your name
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    (Original post by Stoptherot)
    I only use my middle name when applying for official documents passport, voter card, driving licence. Other then that just first and surname
    Yeah, same for important documents I tend to write my full name 😆
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    I do. I like my middle name
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    Don't really like using my middle name as not only it looks kinda pretentious but the name is pretty pretentious on its own

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    I have two middle names but I just checked my CV and I've only put my first name and last name on it. Generally speaking if a form says "full name" then I write my first name and two middle names, but that's the only time I put my middle names on a form :yes:
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    (Original post by UWS)
    I have a middle name but it's only on my passport and driving licence, I never put it on a CV.

    but Gordon is a lovely name :teehee:
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    (Original post by shameful_burrito)
    Don't really like using my middle name as not only it looks kinda pretentious but the name is pretty pretentious on its own

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    Yeah it might look pretentious but I thought it'd counteract my foreign first name and bring it to a neutral pretentious level, or maybe having a multi ethnic name with old middle names might make it even more pretentious?
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
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    You just put the name you use day to day on the top of a CV. So if you are Joanna Louise Smith and always call yourself Jo Smith, then you put Jo Smith at the top of the CV.
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    Yeah it might look pretentious but I thought it'd counteract my foreign first name and bring it to a neutral pretentious level, or maybe having a multi ethnic name with old middle names might make it even more pretentious?
    I think it does. It's the same for me, Andreas Albert....quite pretentious tbh
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    Only with bills and official papers. Like most other posters, I find that it does feel a bit pretentious.
 
 
 
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