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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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This was because it was assumed that the husband would buy or build the house , and the wife would come and live in it. So his last name was the name of the ...

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 ... The Most Controversial Maypole in American History ... In Quebec, all women have been keeping their maiden names since 1981, whether they want to or not.

Why should married women change their names? Let men change ...

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/mar/07/women-stop-changing-your-name-when-married

Mar 7, 2013 ... And a full 50% of Americans think you should be legally required to take your husband's name. Somewhere upwards of 90% of women do ...

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 ... are the modern reasons why women chose to take their husbands name:.

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

www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/20/married-woman-name_n_6004376.html

Oct 20, 2014 ... Hyphenate her last name with her husband's last name .... names, whether it's about their careers or passing on their own family history.

Keeping Your Name After Marriage: 27 Women Talk About Why ...

www.bustle.com/articles/76483-keeping-your-name-after-marriage-27-women-talk-about-why-they-didnt-take-their-husbands-surnames

Apr 17, 2015 ... ... taking your husband's last name upon marriage wasn't even up for .... a last name that has a lot of interesting history and heritage behind it ...

Women Are Still Being Judged for Not Taking Their Husbands' Last ...

www.thewire.com/entertainment/2012/02/women-are-still-being-judged-not-taking-their-husbands-last-names/49133/

Feb 24, 2012 ... In the 2006 survey, students were three times more likely to say that if a woman didn't take her husband's last name upon marriage, she was ...

In the Age of the Internet, Changing Your Name When You Marry Is ...

www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/news/a43154/name-changing-after-marriage-on-the-internet/

Jul 10, 2015 ... Fewer women are changing their names than ever, but 70 percent still do. ... 70 percent of women still take their husbands' names when they marry. ... not confuse your current coworkers, but it undercuts your history for past ...

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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 ...

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.