go under the name of (something)

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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.
See also: go, name, of
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The civil servant, who goes under the name of Danielle, is said to work at the Department of Work and Pensions, Newcastle.
Idly checking up on the welfare of Mr Bottom yesterday I came across his savings companion, who goes under the name of Tony Blackburn.