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What are your opinions on hyphenated last names?

My daughter's last name is hyphenated. Her full name is Charlotte Rose my last name-her dad's last name. Her siblings names will also be hyphenated. Is this weird?

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Asked by EmberXXX at 8:40 PM on Dec. 14, 2012 in Baby Names

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  • I personally don't like it, but no, it's not weird if you like it lol.

    Answer by Hollyhock. at 8:46 PM on Dec. 14, 2012

  • I don't like it. It always seems indecisive, like you couldnt make a decision. But that's your choice.

    Answer by missanc at 8:56 PM on Dec. 14, 2012

  • My daughters name is hyphenated. It's hell filling out forms. It doesn't fit on things like medals and trophies. But I still stand by our decision to do it.

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 8:42 AM on Dec. 15, 2012

  • They are become a common thing again in the UK with women wanting less to take their husband's name as superior to theirs or if the couple aren't married anyway. I personally think they are only a bad choice is they sound awkward or pompous. I'd have been happy to do this myself but my surname rhymes nasty with my husband's.

    Answer by Aniseed at 6:58 AM on Dec. 20, 2012

  • Hard for a kid to spell and they never fit on an application form

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:55 PM on Dec. 14, 2012

  • Doesn't bother me any at all. I don't even pay it any mind.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 8:55 PM on Dec. 14, 2012

  • I don't mind it, especially if the child is the last of her maternal family. But it is complicated for forms and for people to remember.

    Answer by Bmat at 8:58 PM on Dec. 14, 2012

  • Whatever floats your boat is sort of my policy.

    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:19 PM on Dec. 14, 2012

  • I don't care what people choose to name their children. Usually.

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 10:07 PM on Dec. 14, 2012

  • On children's last names yes I find that wierd

    Answer by Dardenella at 11:09 PM on Dec. 14, 2012

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