As the common law is unwritten, the only truly reasonable way to look at common law name changes is by reasoning about it. What makes sense. The following is a treaties written for that very purpose to reason name, and other forms of identity changes under the common law. In other sections of this site are explained the statutes and civil court rulings in relation to the validity of common law name changes.
This is document divided into 6 sections. The Bible is used extensively as a source of moral guidance.
Part One -- The Right to Change One’s Name
Part Two -- The Right to Non-Misrepresentation of Identity
Part Three -- The Right to Privacy
Part Four -- The Right to Freedom from Deceit
Part Five -- The Right to Freedom from Conspiracy
Part Six -- The Right to Freedom from Racketeering