(Closed) Anything odd about your new name?

posted 7 years ago in Names
Post # 32
1975 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

my new surname is a boys first name.

my current surname is an item

Post # 33
1460 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

For most of my life people have thought I was Asian because of my name.  Because I’m going to keep my last name and hyphenate at work, when I get married they’ll think I’m an Asian that married Polish.  I just can’t shake the Asian.  LOL

For the record, I’m am not Asian…at all.  LOL  I am of Irish, British, and Cherokee origin.  🙂

Post # 34
8882 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

My new last name is pronounced the french way (even though he isn’t french) but the way it’s spelled everyone says it wrong.

Post # 35
2066 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

I am getting an amazing Japanese name! My current last name is Thomas so it’ll be a nice change to have something unique! I’ll have to get used to spelling it. Also I’m blond with blue eyes. My bfs mom is also white and says it confuses a lot of people! I’m excited about it though! 

Post # 36
2305 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2016

I’m going from a hard to pronouce Scottish name, to a short, easy to say name with Mexican roots.

If I hyphnated like I wanted to, my initals would be CUM. So that’s not happening.

My new last name has a Z in it, I’m Canadian, my Fiance is American. We argue about how to say that letter every time. It’s going to be fun once we have kids haha. 


Post # 37
11482 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

I took my maiden name as my middle name.  There is something about my original initials that caused a couple of kids to tease me about them long ago in elementary school.  There also is something that I don’t like about my new, married initials.

My maiden (now legal middle) name is not pronouced the way that it appears, and neither is my married name. I joke that, when people say my new full name (First Maiden Last) they now have TWO opportunities to get it wrong, haha.

@thisisbrucebanner:  Oh my! That IS hilarious — especially if you happen to have that personality type! LOL. MY Darling Husband and stepchildren tease me about being OCD.

Post # 38
384 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

With my maiden name my first, middle, and last name all have 6 letters! Me and Ronald Reagan…Ofcourse I realize this in highschool during religion class.  I was really hoping when I got married this would change, and I would be able to loose this evil association behind, but NO,  I married someone with a 6 letter last name….

I don’t think about it very often, but when I do it creeps me out a lil.  (I work with numbers, and when that numbers the answer I go to the next decimal place lol)

Post # 40
2681 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012 - Southern California

My initials were SAC & I almost just added Darling Husband last name making it SACS [because I already don’t get a lot of crap haha], but I ended up dropping my maiden to take his, so just SAS.

Also, I’m Stephanie & Darling Husband is Mark, making our initials together S&M :/ so I avoid most monograms haha.

Post # 41
396 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Every last name I’ve had has been easily misprounounced. lol When we marry next year this will be the first time I have had a non food type last name.

Maiden name-Cherry-pronounced like the fruit. Often mispronounced Sherry

Current last name from my first marriage-Frey-pronounced Fry. Always mispronounced Fray (grr)

My new last name is pronounced De-Heart although not spelled that way. Often mispronounced Da-Heart or Duh-Heart.

This will also be the first time my last name doesn’t end in a Y. 

Post # 42
491 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

My initials will be EW. 

“ma’am please initial here, here, and here to ensure you understand the blablablabla….” 

me “Ew, ew, ew. There ya go!” 

If I add my middle name….sigh…EAW, which to me sounds like “super ewwy” 

Post # 43
1245 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013


@MsLouella:   Mine is the opposite, I’m leaving a name know one can pronounce!;)

Post # 44
1245 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@DevBrown05:  DMS will be my new initials 😉

Post # 45
3063 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

My new last name is basically the first syllable of my first name. 

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