I am writing a name on a form and I was wondering whether it would be John.Tom.Smith or John,Tom,Smith

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    Neither. Use spaces: John Tom Smith.
    – Andrew Leach
    Commented Oct 24, 2014 at 11:02

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Neither, as long as you are putting the name in the natural order, Jon Tom Smith. If you are instructed to put the surname first, as in an index, then a comma after the surname, and the rest in the natural order: Smith, Jon Tom.

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