Which name to use?

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My welcome packet calls my child by two different names. When I selected her, it said "Rachel," but the packet also includes the name "Mutheu." I want to call her  by the right name , but don't know which one she would prefer. I also want to make sure this isn't a misprint. 
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In some countries ( Uganda, for instance) the family name comes first. Sometimes the custom is to use the middle name and not the first. In other words, naming customs vary. When you write your child, you can ask him/her how he/she wishes to be addressed - it’s no problem.
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Hi Beks83! I am so glad that Denise and the phone representative you spoke with today were able to answer your questions quickly! Please let me know if I can help you with anything else!

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