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Middle name - Wikipedia

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In several cultures, people's names usually include one or more names in addition to the ... An individual may have more than one middle name, or none. In the United Kingdom, ... Middle names do...

Why Do We Have Middle Names? | Mental Floss

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Aug 26, 2014 ... The phrase “middle name” first appeared in an 1835 Harvard University ... upon the most important people—like Gaius Julius Caesar. The fad ...

Why Middle Names Are Important - FamilyEducation

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Do you know anyone without a middle name, or, for that matter, with more than one? And if you do, have you ever wondered why? ... It's not uncommon for people to use their middle name at some point in their lives—you might even be one of ...

Why Bother With a Middle Name? | Ask The Name Lady - NameCandy

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Mar 11, 2013 ... Do middle names fulfill some major need in the human psyche that ... So if middle names are not required and rarely used in daily life, why do people bother ... Necessary or not, middle names have become so standard in the ...

How did adding a middle name originate, and do all cultures use ...

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Among English speaking countries, it is not entirely clear why the usage of middle names .... See also Why do Chinese people have similar names? 1.4k Views ...

ELI5: why do people have middle names? : explainlikeimfive - Reddit

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Nov 18, 2016 ... they dont really serve a purpose in anything other than another name on a passport or license, so why do we continue to give our kids middle ...

The power and peril of the middle name - BBC News - BBC.com

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Jun 29, 2013 ... Middle names have their uses, as US whistleblower Edward James ... exactly, of a middle name will do well to note the case of the world's ...

How and when did the custom of middle names begin and what do ...

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Jul 9, 2006 ... Almost all of us have a middle name, but it seems few people know why middle names exist. It turns out the use of middle names in the United ...

Middle Names: Where'd They Come From? – Ancestry Blog

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Only three of the first 17 American presidents had a middle name. So why do some many of us have one now? ... the 19th century, the population boomed in the United States and Europe, and people felt they needed more names to stand out.

Behind the Name: Middle Name

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When the full name is presented, it is placed between the first name and the surname. People can have more than one middle name, though it is unusual to ...