name help

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  1. doS

    doS Guest

    filling out a form,asks for spouses family name,is that the same as
    maiden(before marriage)name?
    doS, Mar 17, 2009
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    Mike Easter Guest

    doS wrote:
    > filling out a form,asks for spouses family name,is that the same as
    > maiden(before marriage)name?


    Yes, making some assumptions.

    In many western/Christian cultures: family name, surname, last name,
    traditionalist female spouse maiden name

    .... as opposed to given name, first name, Christian name, forename,
    personal name

    Other cultures handle their names differently.

    --
    Mike Easter
    Mike Easter, Mar 17, 2009
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  3. doS

    doS Guest

    thanks for the fast reply.

    "Mike Easter" <> wrote in message
    news:gpmrdv$kvt$...
    > doS wrote:
    >> filling out a form,asks for spouses family name,is that the same as
    >> maiden(before marriage)name?

    >
    > Yes, making some assumptions.
    >
    > In many western/Christian cultures: family name, surname, last name,
    > traditionalist female spouse maiden name
    >
    > ... as opposed to given name, first name, Christian name, forename,
    > personal name
    >
    > Other cultures handle their names differently.
    >
    > --
    > Mike Easter
    >
    doS, Mar 17, 2009
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