Documentation:WordPress Basics/Change Your Username (How to)

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Unfortunately, usernames cannot be be changed. However, if you wish to publicly display something other than your username please do the following:

  • Go to Dashboard and under Users, click Your Profile
You will find Your Profile under the Users section of your blog's Dashboard.
  • Under the Name section, fill out all the fields and then choose a name from the drop-down menu Display name publicly as
Your display name can be a combination of your username, first name, last name, and/or nickname.
  • Click on the Update Profile button at the bottom of the page
Don't forget to save the changes by clicking the Update Profile button at the bottom of the page.