my profile is in my maiden name of starks. should it be my current married name of gardner?

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think I have my account name wrong. I am listed as Rose Starks , that is my maiden name. My married current name is Rose Gardner. Should I be listed as that name?  I am researching the Starks name, my maiden name.

How do I change name on the profile?

 

Thanks!
in WikiTree Help by Rose Starks G2G Crew (340 points)
recategorized by Dorothy Barry
Thank you all for answering!!

Rose (Starks) Gardner

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If you want, you can add your married name of "Gardner" in the Current last name slot. Your maiden name needs to stay at LNAB or "Last Name at Birth". When and if you decide to do that, your name will show as Rose (Starks) Gardner. You do not have to add the ( ); they are automatically added when you have both maiden name and current or married name on your profile. The search engines will still pick you up as Starks.
by Dorothy Barry G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
selected by Lindy Jones
Thanks Lindy Jones for Best Answer!!
I call 'em like I see 'em, Dorothy!!
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Go to your profile. Click edit and add Gardner as your Current last name. Make sure you go down and hit save.
by Maureen Rosenfeld G2G6 Pilot (181k points)

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