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The Intersectional Feminist Name Game

Are there questions about race and culture that my fiancé and I should be asking ourselves as we figure out the answer to the dreaded Last Name Issue? [more inside]
posted by Sara C. on Jun 10, 2016 - 52 answers

What's my name? No, really, what's my name?

I changed my name. Or perhaps I did not. I'm not quite sure any more, and suddenly it matters quite a bit. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 20, 2011 - 6 answers

Changing my last name.

Changing my last name. How do I do it and how do I explain it? [more inside]
posted by saragoodman3 on Aug 31, 2011 - 46 answers

New passport, new driver's license, new credit cards, new work ID, new checks, new name.

[When-to-change-name-filter] We were married by a judge in June 2010. Our big wedding is this May 2011. We're filing taxes jointly in a month or so. We're going on an out-of-country honeymoon in June 2011. Taking all of that into mind, when is it going to be easiest for me to legally take his name? [more inside]
posted by kthxbi on Jan 24, 2011 - 21 answers

Mawwiage, that bwessed awwangement, that dweam within a dweam...

We secretly got married a few months before our wedding. Who do we need to tell? We're in Pennsylvania. [more inside]
posted by your mom's a sock puppet on Nov 9, 2010 - 10 answers

I already have a surname, thanks

Is it considered very unusual in the US for people to keep their own surnames when they get married? Does this lead to misunderstandings or problems in everyday life, or is it totally OK/commonly accepted for wife and husband to have different surnames? [more inside]
posted by The Toad on Mar 31, 2010 - 60 answers

Name Change Help

I hate my married name. [more inside]
posted by Juicylicious on Apr 27, 2009 - 85 answers

Easiest way to change my name?

Has anyone used this service or another similar service to change your name after getting married? [more inside]
posted by Tren on Aug 18, 2008 - 6 answers

Can I change my name now, but start using it later?

Complicated name-change issues. I am changing my last name, but not due to a legal marriage. Can I get my name changed now, but start using it for everything later? [more inside]
posted by fiercecupcake on Jan 30, 2008 - 11 answers

Am I missing some big problem to the idea of taking my wife-to-be's name?

What's so wrong with taking my wife-to-be's name? [more inside]
posted by jefgodesky on Mar 27, 2006 - 88 answers

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