When naming conflicts occur due to the consolidation, players are given priority based on a variety of factors such as play time and if they have already had to rename their characters as part of the first character transfer program back in June. Please do keep in mind that this does not encompass all of the factors taken into consideration, but those are an example of the major ones.
1. Had to rename almost all of my characters, transferring over in the initial voluntary wave of transfers.
2. Now have to rename again on one of my characters. :<