(Closed) Stress at the courthouse over a hyphen!

posted 8 years ago in Names
Post # 3
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510 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

I’ve heard about this happening before to a friend who live in Virginia. She ended up giving up and just taking her husband’s last name, bumping her maiden name to the middle.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I see this at work dealing with customers. I cringe only because I never know what to call them. Like a Jane Ryan Jones? What if her maiden name was Jane Ryan? Do I call her Mrs. Ryan Jones? Or Mrs. Jones?

I think it’s great you called the SSA to prove your point. Great idea! I think you can go with however you want. I would just have the grace to know that strangers may end up calling you Mrs. Jones. Which, I suppose is a blessing. You’ll know who is calling for sales versus calling for business with companies you actually want to talk to!

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

I’m so glad you were able to do this! I’d originally wanted to, but then I realized I’d have an over 20-letter long last name and decided not to after all. 🙂

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