Surnames

  • People

    Chrissy Teigen on why she didn’t take her husband’s surname

    When a man decided to grill women on their personal life choices, Teigen issued a legendary response…

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    Kayleigh Dray
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  • Life

    How keeping your own surname changes the way people perceive your marriage

    According to a new study, outsiders view the power dynamic of a relationship differently if a woman keeps her own name.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Life

    “Why it’s time to recognise the feminist power of ‘Ms’”

    No woman should be defined by her relationship with a man, says Lucy Mangan

    Posted by
    Lucy Mangan
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  • Life

    15 men reveal why they took their wife's surname after marriage

    “Hopefully someday last names will be passed along matriarchal lines”

    Posted by
    Jasmine Andersson
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  • People

    Kylie Minogue explains why she's decided to change her name

    “Minogue has never tripped off the tongue”

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
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  • Life

    This amazing new research can reveal the origin of your surname

    Were your ancestors butchers, bakers or candlestick makers?

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Life

    Woman forced to use her husband's surname at work

    Yes, for real

    Posted by
    Anna Pollitt
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  • Life

    “Breaking free from heartbreak: why I chose to change my name”

    One writer explains her struggle to carve out a new identity, aged 30

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