go under the name of

go under the name of (something)

To use the specific name (that is then stated). My daughter Margaret has now decided that she goes under the name of Calliope. I'm looking for a man who goes under the name of Whitaker. Do you know him?
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go under the name of something

[for someone or something] to be known under a particular name. Now she goes under the name of Suzanne. The man you just met goes under the name of Walter Sampson.
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The team, which comes to the tapes at the start of the 2006 season next March, will definitely go under the name of Redcar, to reflect the pivotal role which was played by Redcar and Cleveland Council in bringing the sport back to Teesside for the first time since 1996.
"So we will definitely go under the name of Redcar, with possibly 'Redcar and Cleveland' on the race jackets.
Margaret Polack, a Rasta teacher who also runs the Sister Tree theater company in the United Kingdom, says that Rastas are "a group of people who go under the name of Rastafari.