I’ve been give a Chinese name which happens to sound like my American given name (Wesley).

Is there a way to have it appear here only instead of “WGroleau” without using a separate SE account?

And if so, would doing so give the (erroneous) impression that I am something more than a newbie?

For what it’s worth, “伟思礼” was suggested by someone raised in Beijing.


Yes, you can change your display name for this site one. Edit the profile and choose "save changes just for this community".

The username field supports all of Unicode; only some non-text characters are forbidden.

What impression people will get is anyone's guess. I think most don't judge a user by their username.

  • First time to know this functionality. But it seems like different community of stackexchange have different allowed character sets. – 炸鱼薯条德里克 Nov 27 '18 at 7:40

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