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i will also accept responses from people who have changed their surname.
my surname isn't important to me
Changed it once already for boring family reasons.
I like the idea of female offspring taking mother's surname and male offspring taking the father's. Or do it like the Swedes do.
girly and I have already agreed what we'll call ourselves.
but we are thinking of making a mash-up surname and putting a banging donk on it.
Unless your sir name is Squirrell
would kind of like my kids to take my surname though, if only because if they don't, my surname will cease to exist, and i like that surname
I'm called Lauren.
there aren't as many famous people with the surname Hill as I initially thought.
Man alive, or not.
and those names only.
All common names.
And I think that it is *nice* for everyone in a family to have the same name, but I wouldn’t be heartbroken if she didn’t and I’m not sure I could break my Dad’s heart and change my name to her’s.
Maybe one of those mash up names would be cool. Or something totally different.
- I like my surname
- It took me years to perfect my signature and I am not changing it
- It's too much hassel to change: Passport, bank details, any account details, email addresses etc...
- I don't belong to any man
Should be preserved.
Mr Kelly so she's now Kelly Kelly. Silly cow
*shifty sideways look*
They went out for quite a while.
Thomas Kelly-Thomas and his lovely wife Kelly Kelly-Thomas. Like an episode Monty Python
I'd like us to chose a new name together and start a new family thing.
(or i'll just have a double barrelled one.)
is a bit Magic: The Gathering.
wife said she was going to hyphenate...3 months in, she's not changed her name with the bank or owt, so i'm guessing she's not (she is quite lazy sometimes). w/e.
though it's unlikely I'll get married anyway, but no. I don't like the idea of it, I can't imagine changing my name though obviously if they had a totally awesome surname then yes.
I like when kids get both parents names as their surname, like in Spain.
I just can't think of anything good to change it to. Plus, it would probably involve effort.
K, still not getting anything.
And my sister is pretty traditional, so will almost certainly change hers when she gets married. I just kind of assume she'll get married.
Anyhow, I would then be the only person I know with my surname. Which kind of defeats the point of having it. And I have zero attachment to it. So if I'm going to be the only one with my surname, it might as well be a surname I like / doesn't have negative associations.
Probably going to think about this all day now. Urgh.
the girl took the full hyphenated name and lost her own name. so should have been triple barrel
males passing on the male half of their name, and females the female half, to create a new double barrelled combination.
i hadn't thought of that. yeah i like that
they're not joined by a hyphen, they are literally two separate surnames that i can use interchangeably and i don't know which one to stick with. if i don't use one it'll die out (presuming my uncle is deceased) buuuut i prefer the other surname because it's the one associated with my dads side of the family.
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because I have absolutely no connection to my surname whatsoever. My grandmother remarried when my dad was very young so I've been stuck with a name that doesn't suit me at all. I've considered changing it to my grandmother's maiden name or my mom's maiden name just so I have a surname that reflects my heritage. The one I have right now is just downright confusing.
unless my boyfriend had a terrible surname (my current one has a lovely surname).
- I've got a crap boy's name as a surname, happy to lose it
- it's my dad's surname so (much as I love him) neither way is an *up yours* to patriarchy
- would like to all have the same name as a family, like my family did
- the title's more important to me: I would be Ms (husband's name) because I don't want strangers looking at my bank card or reading forms I fill out to judge me as married or wonder if they should be talking to my husband instead.
it IS a crap boy's name. At least it's not his first name!