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Maiden and married names

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When a person assumes the family name of his or her spouse, that name replaces the person's .... Use husband's family name: Historically, a woman in England would assume her new husband'...

What is the history behind the wife taking the husband's last name ...

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First of all, it isn't followed across the world, and second of all, it wasn't there in the first place. In English culture, if Mary Hortnik married Joe Free...

Name change in marriage cultural tradition - Flor-Ala: Life

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Sep 12, 2013 ... Women taking their husband's name has a deep historical ... “When you look back at the history of marriage as an institution, women were ...

What does the Bible say about a wife changing her last name at ...

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Answer: The tradition of a wife taking her husband's last name at marriage is not found in the Bible. In Bible times, most people did not even have last names.

Revisiting the practice of the wife taking the husband's surname ...

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May 15, 2011 ... Women who take their husband's last name are likely to continue using .... But in law, however, the notion persisted until very recent history.

Making a Name: Women's Surnames at Marriage and Beyond

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Throughout U.S. history, few women have deviated from the custom of ... to take their husband's names changed; the appellation “Ms.” became acceptable;.

Here Are Places Women Can't Take Their Husband's Name When ...

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Jun 29, 2015 ... In many countries, a woman taking her husband's surname is a breach ... In Quebec, all women have been keeping their maiden names since ...

Why Women Change Their Last Names After Marriage ...

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Aug 17, 2011 ... The mother for a long time, even with the husbands name, had no rights to ... Here are the modern reasons why women chose to take their husbands name: 1. .... Speech! Speech! The History of the Wedding Toast. Search for:.

Maiden Names, on the Rise Again - The New York Times

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Jun 27, 2015 ... The share of women keeping their names when they marry has ... likely to take their husband's name than those married in Roman Catholic ceremonies. .... studies at Evergreen State College and wrote “Marriage: A History.

Here's How People Really Feel About A Woman Taking Her ...

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Oct 20, 2014 ... While "Mrs. George Clooney" may be the dream name of many of the actor's fans, his ... whether it's about their careers or passing on their own family history. ... Taking on the husband's name may be the norm in America — it's ...

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Why should women change their names on getting married? - BBC ...

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Nov 1, 2014 ... If I chose to take my new husband's name, I'd be far from alone. ... But in fact, just a brief dip into the history of marital surname change - a ...

Why Are We Still Taking Our Husbands' Last Names? - Jezebel

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Nov 4, 2011 ... Some women consider taking their husband's last name an "active .... It has nothing to do with the history of the name itself but more with the ...

What's in a name? Or leaving your patrilineage behind. « Women's ...

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May 23, 2010 ... Should you choose to take your husband's name? ... For starters, the tradition of taking a father's surname at birth and then a husband's at marriage .... Marriage, surnames and identity | Joanne Bailey Muses on History on July ...