Changing users name in ad does not reflect when I search ad for them

If I change a users name in ad and then search for them the name does not change in the search results. If I open the user the changes are there but when I search for them the name is still the way it was before I changed it.  Do you know why this is?
RoccatAsked:
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Niten KumarPrincipal Systems AdministratorCommented:
This can happen when you have two users with the same name.
When you search what you get is full name of the user which can only be changed if in your search results you right click on the user account and click on rename.
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sAMAccountNameSr. Systems EngineerCommented:
How did you change the name and what are your search parameters?
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Display Name, SN, samaccount name?
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RoccatAuthor Commented:
Thank you nitenKumar.   I always just double clicked on the user and modified the name from within the window the pops up. I didnt notice the rename option in the right click menu on the search results
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