Posts tagged "maiden names"

Can We Stop Using The Term “Maiden Name”?

It’s stupid, it’s gendered, it’s pointless, just stop.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 29, 2015

More Brides Are Choosing To Keep Their Maiden Names, According To Facebook Study

A wife taking her husband’s name is pretty much the essence of traditional marriage. But an increasing number of women, especially young women, are choosing to keep their own last names when they are married, according to a study by Facebook.

The social networking site took the names of women whose relationship statuse…

Mary Odell / July 8, 2013