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For some services it is useful to have one name in the email header. When you create an email account, Google by default does not allow to leave the name field empty.

How to leave empty last name or both in Google Mail?

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Errr...are you talking about you and your email address, or are you talking about some of your contacts? –  Al E. Sep 10 '13 at 12:29
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  1. Easy - login to Google Mail > open links "Settings > Accounts > Send mail as > edit info" > change field "Name" to one word > Save Changes.

  2. Hard way or if you want empty both names - login to Google Mail > open links "Settings > Accounts > Send mail as > edit info" > change field "Name" || or login to Google Apps Admin > open links "Users > choose user > Rename >" >> and put special char "lrm" from "Char map" U+200E to inputs.

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