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Changing Names

How Marriage Taught Me To Embrace My Name

Emilie Bahr | Posted 06.01.2016 | Weddings
Emilie Bahr

Growing up, I hated my name, and my last name in particular. Yet somewhere along the line, I developed an affinity for my very long, often mispronounced, and always misspelled name. I hadn't realized just how attached I'd grown to it until I was given the perfect opportunity to shake it.

Why I'm Glad I Took My Husband's Last Name

Halley Knigge | Posted 08.25.2013 | Weddings
Halley Knigge

When I say I was never the kind of girl to take my husband's name, I'm not kidding. I never gave the subject a great deal of thought, but knew it wasn't in the plans for me.

How To Change Your Name -- At The Office

Posted 03.08.2013 | Women

Jessica Taylor | The Daily Muse For as long as I can remember, everyone has called me Jessie. Jessie Bear, Messy Jessie, Jessie Poo—I’ve heard ...

When Men Should Change Their Last Names | Posted 03.05.2013 | Weddings

More than 50 percent of Americans think the woman should be legally required to take her husband’s name in heterosexual marriages. The reason typ...

7 Celebrity Husbands Who Took Their Wives' Last Names

Posted 02.07.2013 | Weddings

Jay-Z isn't just Shawn Carter anymore.

Would Your Husband Change His Last Name To Yours?

Posted 08.10.2012 | Weddings

A traditionalist might expect a bride to change her last name after marriage, while a feminist might suggest she do whatever she and her partner decid...

Stars Change Their Latino Names For Fame And Success

Posted 01.14.2012 | Latino Voices

Once upon a time stars Anglicized their names to appeal to a broader market. A Mexican-American musician, most famous for the early rock-and-roll hit ...