On an application, what does "Familiar Name" mean?

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  1. BigToque

    BigToque Lifer

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    It lists a field for Given Name and Surname and also Familiar name.

    It says in brackets "to be used on name cards, etc", so I just assume it would be my first and last name without my middle initials?
     
  2. Shawn

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    Nick Name
     
  3. BigToque

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    It's on the MBA application form.
     
  4. Leros

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    I would guess the name you go by. Say you have some complicated came and you simplify it a bit. I guess that would make sense being the name people are "familiar" with calling you.
     
  5. MagnusTheBrewer

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    I'm thinking you ought to rethink that MBA application and spend some time in the real world.
     
  6. alkemyst

    alkemyst No Lifer

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    It's means what do you call your magical pet...what level dungeon master are you anyway?
     
  7. Fern

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    LOL :laugh:
     
  8. tfinch2

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    That doesn't make your e-penis bigger, and WTF does that have to do with anything? :roll:

    It means nickname.

    http://www.answers.com/topic/nickname
     
  9. GuitarDaddy

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    It's what you go by, your handle, your identity yo!

    Grandmaster Toque, Toquemac, Toquemiester
     
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    Huh. Based on your name I always thought you were all about the cookin'. Why you applying for business school? Get back in the kitchen and make me some pie.
     
  11. Whoozyerdaddy

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    Your resume says your name is William or Robert.

    Your "familliar name" might be Bill or Bob. Or maybe you use your middle name most of the time...

     
  12. txrandom

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    My name is Cao Ni Ma. I go by Ni, so my familiar name is Ni Ma.
     
  13. Queasy

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    It's the name your Vampire Masters have given you.
     
  14. Tiamat

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    :laugh:
     
  15. vi edit

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    Hello and thank you for calling Dell. My name is Sundi Ahri Hundar but you may call me Steve.

    Steve is a familiar name.
     
  16. mugs

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    I go by my middle name. I would put my middle name in that spot.

    Another way to put it would be "preferred name"
     
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    bhaha

    10/10
     
  19. everman

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    Exactly :beer: