I play a lot of hybrid classes. My Tauren Shaman is specced Resto for raiding. We’re not raiding now, so he’s whatever spec I feel like playing. The rest are usually specced as DPSers. This got me thinking about how our class names show up in game.
Check out the Armory and you will see that Blizzard has assigned a name to the spec you have chosen. In most, if not all, cases it’s the name of the tree where the majority of your points are spent. If you don’t take enough points in any one of the trees your character is simply marked as Hybrid.
My suggest is that Blizzard should move this title into the game and attach it to your class name as a prefix. So my Shadow Priest would show up as such when someone saw me and they would know that I probably wasn’t a healer.