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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References in classic literature ?
Among these I found a treasure in Curtis's two books, the 'Nile Notes of a Howadji,' and the 'Howadji in Syria.' I already knew him by his 'Potiphar Papers,' and the ever-delightful reveries which have since gone under the name of 'Prue and I;' but those books of Eastern travel opened a new world of thinking and feeling.