Is the surname often put after title like Prof or Dr?
is surname often put after title like Prof or Dr? In the West, we don’t say, for example, Teacher Joe like you guys say in Asia. Here we either use the surname or the ‘full name’ together, after titles. (By ‘full name’ I mean ‘first name’ and/or ‘middle name’ and/or the initials thereof plus the surname.) – user6951 Mar 14 ’15 at 13:02
Why do we write the surname before the first name?
I would say that this is rare in the English speaking world. I have noticed that French people tend to do something like this in official contexts, but they don’t use a comma, and the capitalise the family name; so my name on a French form would appear as “FINE Colin”.
Can a surname be a family name in India?
Other Part of India, Surname is a Family Name like Patel, Nair, Reddy, Raval, Singh, etc. They are common Surnames If you have multiple names in your First Name, then you could split that First Name. Question: I have a Surname, but my name is really long. Would that cause any problems in the USA?
Can you get a new passport with a surname?
Get a new passport with Surname (Yay!) Question: What should be my surname? Other Part of India, Surname is a Family Name like Patel, Nair, Reddy, Raval, Singh, etc. They are common Surnames If you have multiple names in your First Name, then you could split that First Name. Question: I have a Surname, but my name is really long.
Where does the last name go after the given name?
In other cultures the surname is placed first, followed by the given name or names. The latter is often called the Eastern naming order because Europeans are most familiar with the examples from the East Asian cultural sphere, specifically, Greater China, Korea (Republic of Korea and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea), Japan, and Vietnam.
Where do you find examples of surnames in history?
Using names has been documented in even the oldest historical records. Examples of surnames are documented in the 11th century by the barons in England. Surnames began as a way of identifying a certain aspect of that individual, such as by trade, father’s name, location of birth, or physical features.
Where to place the possessive apostrophe in a surname?
Mary Hodgeson January 19, 2011 5:45 pm As someone with a surname ending in s, I usually add an apostrophe after the s to indicate possession. eg Mary Hodges’ books. If I’m talking about our family I would refer to The Hodges – perhaps not strictly correct but easier to say and write than Hodgeses!
Is it common to have a given name and a family name?
The use of family names is common in most cultures around the world, with each culture having its own rules as to how these names are formed, passed and used. However, the style of having both a family name (surname) and a given name (forename) is far from universal.