10 Replies ・ Started by CanHaiseBeUsedAsAName at 2018-03-13 15:34:26 UTC ・ Last reply by CouldHaiseBeAName at 2018-03-17 14:34:32 UTC

Can Haise only be used as a surname or can i make it a real name?

Hi,I really wanna sign my work with japanese kanji and i wanna sign it with the name Haise but ive only been finding surnames with Haise so ive been wondering if theres a way for me to use it a name or no?I would love if kanji would be having some sentimental meaning to me but first off i need to know if i can use it as a proper name and if i can how?

Leebo at 2018-03-13 23:20:35 UTC

You can do whatever you want to do, if you really want to do something. You could choose any kanji that exist and tell people it's pronounced はいせ. But you'd have to be prepared for the weird reactions you'd get.

What is the reason why you want to use kanji?

CouldHaiseBeAName at 2018-03-14 00:12:32 UTC

I really like the symbolics behind kanji ,and majority of my influences and inspirations are from Japan and so id like my pseudonym to represent that

CouldHaiseBeAName at 2018-03-14 00:19:01 UTC

I switched accounts because i couldnt get the confirmation email

CouldHaiseBeAName at 2018-03-14 13:52:30 UTC

Can anybody answer me please?

jakobd2 at 2018-03-15 13:09:14 UTC

Nobody will tell you that a bad idea is a good idea just because you want it to be one. It's easy: Are you a Japanese citizen and do you have a name written usually in Japanese kanji? Then sign your work with that. In any other case: Don't. (Exceptions only for some rare edge cases like sumo champions, but not for me or you.) Or do whatever you please to do, there's no law against it. It's just that you can't expect people to share your views. What would you think about Japanese person that starts to adopt a Western name and if asked why they did so started to talk about being influenced by cowboys, burger and fries, and American culture?

CouldHaiseBeAName at 2018-03-15 16:47:36 UTC

I would think that he is lit.Isnt it cool to mix influences and have uniqueness instad of zoning ourselves from the beautiful world on the other side of the plant!!!

Leebo at 2018-03-17 01:16:55 UTC

Just to be clear... you don't live in Japan, or want to use a kanji name as your legal name or anything like that... you just want call yourself Haise, and you want our permission to do so?

CouldHaiseBeAName at 2018-03-17 14:23:21 UTC

No I want the right kanji to write it down since it will be pseudonym and i asked for the help to write it

CouldHaiseBeAName at 2018-03-17 14:28:19 UTC

I'm not a japanese citizen

CouldHaiseBeAName at 2018-03-17 14:34:32 UTC

Is there not a way for Haise to be able to be made as a name and that to be legal or not?

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