Fergie files legal papers to change her name

New York: Fergie has filed legal documents to officially change her name from her birth moniker, Stacy Ann Ferguson, to Fergie Duhamel.

According to the documents filed in LA County Superior Court, the ` Black Eyed Peas ` star`s lawyer has explained that the singer wants to drop her first moniker in order to conform to the first name, which she is commonly and professionally known as and has been for many years, TMZ.com reported.

Fergie married actor Josh Duhamel in 2009 and they are expecting a baby together.