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If I deleted my Google account, I cannot register a new account with the same name.

How long does Google keep that name taken, before I can register it again?

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I doubt you'll be able to use the username again. Google restricts this throughout their applications (I just gave an answer to a youtube username question).

You do have a short amount of time to recover your deleted account, though. See Deleting or restoring a Google Account

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+1 The answer to "How long does Google keep..." is FOREVER. –  msanford Mar 27 '12 at 15:12
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Ahh, yes... the tl;dr version –  Dez Mar 27 '12 at 15:15

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