America Still Favors the Paternal Last Name Tradition


by SavvyRoo on Oct 24, 2014 | Views: 16 | Score: 1
Americans, what last name should the children of a marriage?0
Father's last name72
Mother's last name1
Hyphenated6
Combination of part of mother's and father's last names7
Not sure14
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SavvyRoo
SavvyRoo on Oct 24, 2014 4:18 PM said:

Nearly 3 in 4 Americans favor the traditional method of assigning children born in wedlock the last name of their father. Interestingly, slightly more favored a combination of paternal and maternal last names over the hyphenated method that is widely used in other countries.