People can be so rude and opinionated about tattoos these days. As long as they mean something to you, it doesn't matter what anyone else says
For a name tattoo it depends on how the writing style is going to be. Personally if I were to do my last name I would have it written like this
down the side of my back, just on the edge of being on the side.
Then I could add swirl and shadow accents around the edges going downward (helps elongate my body shape as I am quite petite)
6 tattoos: wrist, foot, neck, lower back, ribcage, hip,
and 4 more on the way!