My parents made a typo on my birth certificate – I didn’t realise until I was 15 that my name wasn’t what I thought

A WOMAN was left stunned when she discovered aged 15 that her name wasn’t what she thought it was.

Gabrielle took to her TikTok page to share a video of herself looking sullen, as she wrote over the top: “Thinking about how my parents made a typo on my birth certificate.

Gabrielle took to TikTok to reveal how she found out aged 15 her name wasn’t what she thoughtTikTok/@gabbbbb16GettyHer parents had made a typo on her birth certificate, so her name is actually “Babrielle”[/caption]

“And I didn’t find out until age 15 that my real name is actually Babrielle.”

Other people took to the comments section to reveal their own similar situations, with one writing: “My friend’s legal name was baby girl Williams because her name was not decided at the time.

“Til she was like 12.”

“my mom told me for like 12 years my name was spelled lilianna but on my birth certificate it’s liliana,” another added.

“my name was aslhey instead of ashley for 20 years,” a third commented.

“my mom misspelled my name actually supposed to be sonya not sanya,” someone else wrote.

As another added: “My parents didn’t notice my brother’s birth certificate had the wrong birthday till he was like 6.

“Way too late to fix it so now he has 2 birthdays!”

“My nephew is supposed to be named Cameron BUT his birth certificate says Carmon,” someone else said.

“Saraha when it was supposed to be Sarah. didn’t know until middle school,” another commented.

While someone else wrote: “My mum always spelled her name Darlene but her birth certificate spells Darline….never knew til she was 71 yrs old.”

“I don’t understand how this happens,” another argued.

“When we signed my daughters BC they had us check and make sure everything was correct like 3 times.”

And others insisted they preferred Gabrielle’s misspelt name.

“Babrielle goes hard tho,” one wrote.

“I would insist on being called Babs and wearing scarves and costume jewellery daily,” another commented.

“If the parents have a problem, tell them they made you a Babs.”

“And probably a transatlantic accent and oversized sunglasses as well,” someone else added.