or Change of Name Ceremony
On birth we are all given a name chosen
by our parents.
some people dependent on the situation, may have a compelling
reason to change their name.
change of name process involves the registry of Births, Deaths
and Marriages, and the person may then want to celebrate their
new name in a setting to fit the occasion.
the person, now an adult has never had a ceremony to civil celebrate
Change of Name / Naming Ceremony can be a personal event with
only a few close friends, or may involve the whole list of relatives.
A typical ceremony shown below also involves
the presentation of a Certificate for memorabilia.
I explain and express the
joy on the person entering the world and life experiences.
Read by a close friend of the person or celebrant, usually about the
reasons for the naming.
talk about the role of the friends and or relatives and
cite statements from a Prophet or notable person.
A talk about the person and what this new name or naming will
mean to the person.
by a close friend or celebrant, usually about change.
Blessing/ Burning or another symbolised event
This is performed by the celebrant and or friend / parents / relatives..
dedication of the name given to the person
by the person, and what this new name means..