Surnames

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

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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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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

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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”

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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”

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This amazing new research can reveal the origin of your surname

Were your ancestors butchers, bakers or candlestick makers?

Life

Woman forced to use her husband's surname at work

Yes, for real

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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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