If it is plural, initials rather than initial, they may be asking for the initial letter of each word in your name. Thurgood Marshall's initials would be. how would someone with a name like "MacDonald" or "FitzGerald" initial their last name?. If my name is Muazam Al Ace, are my initial "MAA"? So yes, you're the resident, and your initials are MAA, so write those on the form. to have the initials out of order, like you suggest; First-Middle-Last is how it's done.