Why and when did Bill Clinton change his name? - ProProfs Discuss
Cancel
TopicsDown
Products Down
Follow Us:
FacebookTwitter
Advertisement

Why and when did Bill Clinton change his name?

Asked by J. Lautner, Last updated: Sep 08, 2020

+ Answer
Request
Question menu
Vote up Vote down

1 Answer

E. Stanley

E. Stanley

E. Stanley
E. Stanley, Technical writer, Indianapolis

Answered Apr 23, 2019

Bill Clinton was named William Jefferson Blythe II at the time of his birth. He was born in Hope, Arkansas on August 19, 1946. Unfortunately, his father died a few months before he was born in some sort of accident. This caused a lot of problems for his family. His mother went to school and he stayed with his grandparents when this was going on.

Bill Clinton was named William Jefferson Blythe II at the time of his birth. He was born in Hope,
Then his mother remarried. It was believed that there were issues with her first marriage. A rumor was that her first husband was still married to another woman at the time. Anyway, she remarried and Bill’s stepfather’s last name was Clinton. So, in the middle of his childhood he took the name Clinton as his last name.

upvote downvote
Reply 

Advertisement
Advertisement
Search for Google images Google Image Icon
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer Loader
Image Preview
Search for Google images Google Image Icon
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer Loader
Image Preview
Search for Google images Google Image Icon
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer Loader

Email Sent
We have sent an email to your address "" with instructions to reset your password.