A Stage Name: A Way to an Individual’s Success

  • S. I. GaragulyaEmail author
  • M. Y. Nikitina
  • E. N. Atitsogbui
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 139)


The present paper reports on the study of stage names which symbolize a very important part of individuals’ identities. A stage name functions as a brand name helping a performer to enjoy wide popularity. For this purpose, some people of a creative profession change their original names and adopt memorable and euphonic stage names suitable for their public life and playbills.


Anthroponymic transformation First name Last name Name change Pseudonym Stage name 



The article was prepared within development program of the Flagship Regional University on the basis of Belgorod State Technological University named after V.G. Shoukhov.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. I. Garagulya
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Y. Nikitina
    • 1
  • E. N. Atitsogbui
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Foreign LanguagesShukhov Belgorod State Technological UniversityBelgorodRussian Federation

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