Notary Bulletin Hotline Tip: Best Practices When Dealing With Gender-Neutral Names By NNA Staff on August 10, 2009 in Hotline Tips The first time most people ever heard of the actor Leslie Nielsen, chances are they thought he was a she. Or how about Glenn Close? Names like Pat, Lynn, Chris, Dana, Kelly, on paper, give no clue as to the person's sex. When notarizing for people with names like those, it's a good idea to note their gender in your journal. If someone is trying to perpetrate a scam using a gender-neutral name, having that information in your journal might just come in handy down the road. Email Share Leave a Comment Required * Name * Email *(for verfication purposes only) Comment * Enter the text shown in this image *(text is case sensitive)All comments are reviewed and if approved, will display.