marriage and name-changing
kesner at aecom.yu.edu
Fri Sep 5 11:27:17 EST 1997
On Wed, 3 Sep 1997, Penny Riggs wrote:
> I have a couple of friends who took an interesting approach to
> the name game. His name was Fruehling, which I was told is
> German for spring. Her name was Lockwood. Their solution was
> to create a new family name: Springwood. His father wasn't
> thrilled, but eventually got used to to it. And based on telephone,
> registries, they're also the only Springwoods in the US.
I also know a couple that did that: His last name was Fuchs (German for
fox) and hers was Lin. Now, they're the Foxlins. Interesting idea.
Won't work for me, though. Both of our names are yucky, so I think I'll
just keep mine to make it easier professionally.
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