Is it ok to use my surname when registering ?

+4 votes
in Policy and Style by Kathleen Oliveria G2G Crew (520 points)
retagged by Lynda Crackett

Not only is it okay to use your surname, Kathleen, it is practically mandatory that you do - unless you want to anonymize your surname.

For further enlightenment, consult this link for the Name Fields usage guidelines:


1 Answer

+2 votes
Welcome to Wikitree Kathleen :)

It is definitely ok to use your surname, in fact by doing that, it makes finding new "cousins" so much easier. It also goes a long way to being accepted on a trusted list if you ever need to be put on one. People like to know who they are adding :)

There are also a number of privacy levels you can choose for your profile. Just click the padlock top right on your profile for the different choices and explanations :)

I hope you enjoy Wikitree as much as I do. :)
by Wendy Sullivan G2G6 Pilot (149k points)

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