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Which last name will the child have?

Traditionally, a woman took her husband's surname and their offspring followed suit. But these days, all different combinations of people make up families, and that is reflected in the variety of options that parents have when choosing their child's last name. Actress Bridget Moynahan gave her babe, John, middle names for his father, Tom Brady, but made him a Moynahan.

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lickety-split lickety-split 5 years
You ^ are nicer than I would have been. Just MY last name, thank you very much. When they pass a water Mellon through a hole the size of a walnut, after 9 months of barfing and streaching out my body; I'll consider over name options....
Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 6 years
Hyphenated! He and I were never married and it was the easiest way to please both our families.