List of legally mononymous people
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This is a list of notable people whose full legal name is (or was) a mononym, either by name change or by being born mononymic (such as in Indonesia, or Japanese royalty). This list does not include people who are mononymous only as a stage name, pen name, in certain contexts, or by dint of fame.
- Ahmad (born 1959), Malagasy football administrator and President of the Confederation of African Football
- Akihito (born 1933), resigned Emperor of Japan
- Aiko, daughter of Emperor Naruhito
- Boediono (born 1943), former Vice President of Indonesia
- Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian, 1946), American singer and actress
- Chyna (born Joan Marie Laurer, 1970–2016), American professional wrestler and actress
- DotComGuy (born and reverted to Mitch Maddox), American computer specialist
- Fumihito, heir presumptive of Emperor Naruhito
- Goodspaceguy (born Michael George Nelson, 1938), American perennial political candidate
- Govindjee (born 1932), Indian-American biochemist
- Hirohito (1901–1989), Emperor of Japan
- Indrani (born Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri), Indian-British-Canadian director, photographer, girls' empowerment activist and author
- iOTA (born Sean Hape, 1968/1969), Australian musician and actor
- KentuckyFriedCruelty.com (born and reverted to Christopher Garnett), American animal rights activist
- Loongkoonan (born 1910), Australian aboriginal artist
- Mayawati (born 1956), Indian politician who formerly served as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
- Michiko (born Michiko Shōda, 1934), Japanese empress consort
- Naruhito (born 1960), Emperor of Japan
- Nenê (born Maybyner Rodney Hilario, 1982), Brazilian basketball player
- Riazuddin (1930–2013), Pakistani physicist
- Sjumandjaja (1934–1985), Indonesian director, screenwriter, and actor
- Sudirman (1916–1950), Indonesian National Hero and the first commander of Indonesian Armed Forces
- Suharto (1921–2008), former President of Indonesia
- Sukarno (1901–1970), former President of Indonesia
- Supriyadi (1923–1945?), Indonesian National Hero and the first appointed Minister of Defense of Indonesia
- Teller (born Raymond Joseph Teller, 1948), American magician
- U Thant (1909–1974), Burmese diplomat who was the longest-serving Secretary-General of the United Nations ("U" being, rather than a first name, a common title translating as "mister" or "sir")
- Triyatno (born 1987), Indonesian weightlifter and Olympic silver medalist
- Warrior (born James Hellwig, 1959-2014), an American professional wrestler
- Winter (born Rafael Antonio Lozano Jr., 1972; changed his name to "John Winter Smith", then to the mononym "Winter"), American software programmer best known for his goal to visit every company-owned Starbucks location in the world
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