Are you changing your last name?

posted 3 years ago in Names
  • poll: Are you changing your last name?
    Yes : (66 votes)
    59 %
    I am hyphenating it : (6 votes)
    5 %
    I am using my maiden name as my middle name : (17 votes)
    15 %
    No- I am keeping my maiden name : (23 votes)
    21 %
  • Post # 3
    1648 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2000

    I have yet to change my name.  As a matter of fact, I’m about 2.5 mo pregnant and still have no desire to do that.

    Post # 4
    9949 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Why’s it gotta be “maiden” name?  It’s just my name.  He has his, I have mine! 

    Post # 7
    4483 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    I am changing my name.

    Post # 8
    1312 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2014 - NH

    I’m changing mine, even though I will have to change it on professional licenses and such too.  Mainly because I like it a lot lol

    Post # 9
    9137 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

    @sara5ann:  I love my maiden name but it was really important to my husband that I take his and it was honestly the only thing he seemed to be passionate about.  I did keep my maiden name as my middle name though.

    Post # 11
    1802 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I’m still on the fence as to whether or not I will change my name. I think the only thing holding me back is that I’m lazy, and I really don’t feel like going through the entire process of getting it changed on all of my official documents. I have nothing actually against using his name, but I also don’t feel the strong urge that other bees feel to change their last names. I’m just apathetic, I guess!

    Post # 12
    3202 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    I moved my maiden name to my middle and took his last name (which is a giant effing pain in New York! just published it in the newspaper today, wtf). But professionally I still go, and will continue to go, by my maiden name.

    Post # 14
    317 posts
    Helper bee

    It really depends. I told my SO it all depend so. My future profession. I’m completing my masters and potenIally going after the phd. If I get the phd then I’m hyphenating in honor of my parents. It really depends 

    Post # 15
    2169 posts
    Buzzing bee

    @sara5ann:  Planning to change my middle name to my maiden name, since I’m way more attached to my maiden name.

    Post # 16
    2455 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I am! I actually like my last name better lol but I’m excited to take his!

    Post # 17
    1040 posts
    Bumble bee

    I’ve decided to change my last name. I’ve had enough bad luck with it for 29 years… I’m ready to be known as someone else now, lol

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