name spelling

Justice Minister changes her name spelling from Lithuanian to Polish

Lithuania's justice minister has announced that she has officially changed the spelling of her name and surname and from now on it be spelt in Polish -...

Dobrowolska, Tomaszewski and Pietkiewicz: Poles in Lithuania gear up for name change

As new rules came into force in Lithuania in early May, allowing for ID documents to feature the original spelling of names and surnames, the first Poles in...

President signs original name spelling bill into law

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has signed the bill on the original spelling of non-Lithuanian names in Latin-based characters in personal documents...

Linguists: Lithuania needs to accept life with English language and change law

Lithuania's Law on State Language needs to be amended and adapted to the existing reality, linguists say, adding that the state needs to learn side-by-side...

Sirinskiene: this Seimas unable to decide on spelling of non-Lithuanian names

The current Seimas is too divided to make decisions on new rules for the spelling of personal names in Lithuanian documents, the chairwoman of the...