Maiden Surname

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Married And Maiden Names - Customs Relating To Maiden Names in Marriages - Philippines
... the practice of having the father's surname followed by the mother's surname the two being connected by the particle "y", which means "and" (ex ... American form "Given name - Middle name - Surname", which in this case is actually "Given name - Mother's maiden surname - Father's surname" (i.e ... name is usually, though not always, the mother's maiden name, which is followed by the father's surname ...
Philippine Name - Married and Maiden Names
... When a woman marries, she usually adopts the surname of her husband and uses her father's surname (her maiden surname) as her middle name and drops her mother's maiden name (her former middle name) ... Some women may decline to adopt their husband's surname and continue to use their maiden names for professional or personal reasons ... When a woman whose full maiden name is Mara Hautea Schnittka (where her given name is "Mara", mother's maiden surname is "Hautea", and father's surname is "Schnittka" this is normally shortened to "Ma ...

Famous quotes containing the word maiden:

    Ma’am! What am I your maiden aunt? Call me Mrs. Aragon. Call me Belle. Call me madame if you’re tired of living, but don’t call me ma’am.
    Frank S. Nugent (1908–1965)