This is more a thought experiment than anything else...
Let's say my name is 'Alan Temaficoni', and, as a joke, I decide to pronounce 'Alan' as 'Professor', making my name sound like 'Professor Temaficoni'. Are there any laws that prohibit me from doing so? I can imagine that if I were to do this in order to perpetrate some kind of fraud (I'm not thinking of doing this!), I could encounter legal challenges.
I've done some searching on this, both here and on the Internet at large, and have come up with a total blank.
Thank you for your thoughts!
Addenda in response to comments:
- I'm not specifically referring to any particular jurisdiction. If there are any rules relating to this, I would imagine that they would presumably follow the same lines.
- I'm not talking about aliases. I'm referring specifically to the latitude allowed to anyone who might choose to insist that their legal name be pronounced in a manner that would be substantially different from the way in which others might do so.