Should We Drop the Term Maiden Name?
A Gender-Neutral Alternative
The (Modern) Traditional Mrs
5 Reasons Women Decide to Take His Name
Details like pre-booked flights can add expense to a name change if you don't plan for them.
Keeping your maiden name? Calling the baby Hillary? Nomatter your naming situation, be ready for heated holiday dinner table discussions by asking yourself the tough questions before your relatives do.
Honor Your Name Change by Including a Special Add-On Ceremony at the Wedding
Thinking about a name change after marriage and want to be sure you're making the right choice? Take advice from a family naming pro and answer these important questions.
Kris Jenner is changing her last name, as revealed in a deleted scene from Keeping Up With the Kardashians
Here in the U.S. one might be lead to believe that hyphenated names are only about gender equality. But if we look across the pond to the United Kingdom, we find a different story.
@KenSmith asked on Twitter, and The Guardian followed up with an article. Our answer: an emphatic YES, YES, YES!
Kaley Cuoco recently filed divorce documents to end her 21 month marriage to Ryan Sweeting, and an Instagram photo sans Sweeting suggests she's gone back to her maiden name.
Johnny Depp appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to promote his new movie Black Mass, and he told Jimmy that maybe he'll take his wife's last name.
Even though nontraditional naming options are commonplace these days, the traditional practice of taking a man's last name after marriage is still the best answer for many women.
Hyphenated names have their advantages, but the day to day logistics of living with one can be maddening. And funny. Let's not forget funny.