Alphabetizing Hyphenated Last Names?

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One alphabetizes hyphenated names by using the letter of the first name. When placing hyphenated names in alphabetical order, treat the hyphenated name as one name using the first few letters of the name to alphabetize it. The process of alphabetizing is a great way to organize lists and files for easy navigation and access. People have been alphabetizing since ancient times and this process is commonly used in business, schooling, as well as in personal organization.
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