Do you want to change existing display name of your Facebook account? Many users tend to goofup with name field and want to change display name of their Facebook account. Thankfully, Facebook does have option to change the display name.
Change display name of Facebook account
1. Goto Facebook.com & login into your account. Then goto Account > Account Settings option at top right part. This will open Account Settings page with ‘General’ tab highlighted.
2. Then click ‘Edit’ button next to your displayed name at the top. Then click to type and update your First name, Middle name and Last name for display on the Facebook profile.
You can also update and add ‘Alternative name’ to your Facebook profile. Like you can display nickname or maiden name for easier dicovery by friend who know you by nickname instead of full name.
3. Once you make changes to your Name details, Click Save Changes button to submit new information.
Note - Your name will NOT change immediately. It will take upto 24hrs (or 48hrs) for new name details to appear in your Facebook account.
[Originally Published on July 24, 2009 - Updated On August, 12, 2011]