Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres

Portia de Rossi wants to become a DeGeneres.

The actress filed papers to change her surname to match that of her wife, Ellen DeGeneres, at Los Angeles County Superior Court  on Friday — a day after a California federal judge overturned Proposition 8, according to E! Online.

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De Rossi, who was born Amanda Lee Rogers, seeks the full name Portia Lee James DeGeneres.

The Arrested Development star wed DeGeneres in August 2008 when same-sex marriage licenses were granted in California.

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A hearing for the name change has been set for Sept. 23, E! Online reports.

E-mails to de Rossi's and DeGeneres' reps were not immediately returned.

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