Married names

A proposal for a new social custom, especially designed for women who do not want to take their husband's name:

Each spouse keeps the name with which they were born.
The female children take the last name of the mother.
The male children take the last name of the father.

This system allows for the family name of women to be passed on in the same way that family names of men are passed on.

Cliff Williams (2011)

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