NOTES FOR SPECIAL CASES
- If you were adopted and know your original birth name, enter the birth name even if you have never used this name.
- If you were adopted but do not know your original birth name--or did not have one--use the name given by your adoptive parents.
- If your birth name was recorded as "Baby Boy" Smith, please use Baby Boy Smith for the Primary Life Chart. You can order a Secondary Name Chart for the full given name (e.g., Robert Louis Smith).
- If your birthname was written in a non-English alphabet, please enter your name using English spelling.
- If the first name or last name of your birthname is hyphenated, please enter the name with the hyphen.
- For German names with an umlaut which stands for a letter combination such as oe, ae, ue, please spell your name with the dual letter combination instead of the umlaut.