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Girl called IKEA had to change her name to stop being picked on at school

Added 01-25-22 01:36:03am EST - “NHS worker Jasmine Dagless, whose mother named her Ikea after seeing a TV advert for the Swedish furniture giant, had to legally change her name to Jasmine after years of bullying.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Girl called IKEA had to change name to stop being picked on at school”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

An NHS worker whose mother named her Ikea after seeing a TV advert for the Swedish furniture giant had to legally change her name to Jasmine after years of bullying.

Miss Dagless, 19, was relentlessly teased by cruel schoolyard trolls, and was even cruelly dubbed ‘flat pack’.

She changed her name to Jasmine, her middle name, in 2014 – but said her family are still allowed to call her ‘Ikea’, or ‘Kea’ for short. She added that she has furnished her flat with Ikea kit.

Jasmine Dagless, 19, from Norwich, was dubbed 'flat pack' by bullies after her mother Linda (both pictured) gave her the name Ikea at birth

The teenager, who has only visited Ikea once, had to put up with years of teasing before legally changing her name when she was aged 12 in 2014

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