Name change

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I am having a similar issue.

I am trying to change my ID name to my real name, but when I do, I get the message the name already exists.

My current ID name is not and will never be associated with any film credits. However my real name is associated with film credits. And I am the same person. The submission guidelines say the changes are for misspellings, marriage / divorce.

If I merge my ID to my IMDb page, (and I checked the preserve previous name on existing credits box), will the merged ID name come up first? or will both names be associated with my credits page when a name search is done?

I just don't want to make a mistake before I make the merge.

Thanks in advance.

Cheers.Note: This conversation was created from a reply on: I cannot change my IMDB ID and somebody spelled my name wrong.
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This sounds like you are confusing your IMDb ID with your IMDb name page; these are two separate things and cannot be merged.  Please see

If you do have two name pages then instead please see
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Omar Roessler

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Ahh, thanks Col, that answered my questions.

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Jenelle Jones

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How do I change my mispelled name please?