Changing your fan page name on Facebook has yet evolved again. Pages with less than 100 Likes can easily change the name or title of the fan page simply by going in and editing the name in the Admin area under Basic Information.

Facebook Pages with More Than 100 Likes Can REQUEST a Fan Page Name Change

Here’s a short video on how you can request a name change for your fan page if you’re page has over 100 likes This is best for Public Figure pages who are trying to change name to their real name or businesses whose name has changed or you never had the page in your business name and now you want it.


Warning: Consider carefully if you want Facebook to scrutinize your page before making this request.

As of March 28, 2013
Here is how to go about REQUESTING your fan page name change. In the end, you are at the mercy of Facebook’s people if they will approve and change it for you.
NOTE: Changing your fan page name is a ONE time only request/opportunity. That link will go away once the option has be exercised to change the name.
Be sure to review the guidelines on page names before making the request.
Here are guidelines on what Facebook allows page names to be: https://www.facebook.com/help/519912414718764/
To request your fan page name change:
  1. Go to the admin area at the top of your page
  2. Click Edit Page button and select Update Info (it will take you to the Basic Information admin page)
  3. Look for the Name field (toward the top of the gray area) and at the end of your current name you will see a blue link entitled “Request Change”
  4. Fill in their form and pray they change it.

Business Page Name vs. Custom URL

Changing your fan page name does not change the customized URL you have set up.