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Putting “Bhikkhu” before or after name, is there a difference?

For example there's Bhikkhu Bodhi and Thanissaro Bhikkhu. What's the distinction?
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Dharma Name in tibetan tradition

I took refugee and got a dharma name. Why do I get a dharma name? How does a Lama usually choose the name? Do I make use of this name in Dharma related context? (Like for example writing a letter to ...