Results for - Middle Names

2,376 voters participated in this survey

1. Do you know anyone with more than one middle name?

Yes
44%
1,021 votes
No
51%
1,164 votes
I'm such a person.
5%
115 votes

2. Do you know anyone with no middle name?

Yes
47%
1,084 votes
No
47%
1,086 votes
I'm such a person.
6%
130 votes

3. Do you know men who share their father's first and last name, but not his middle name, so he can't be a "junior"?

Yes
33%
760 votes
No
61%
1,410 votes
I'm such a man.
3%
72 votes
I'm a woman who shares (or, before marriage or another circumstance, shared) my mother's first and last name, but not her middler name.
3%
58 votes

4. Do you know anyone with a hyphenated middle name?

Yes
19%
435 votes
No
77%
1,782 votes
I'm such a person.
4%
83 votes

5. How many middle names is enough for a person before the number gets obnoxious, pretentious, silly, unwieldy and/or simply too many?

One should suffice.
48%
1,098 votes
No more than two
31%
706 votes
Three, and no more
5%
111 votes
Four swhould be tops, or any number is fine by me.
5%
120 votes
None!
12%
265 votes

6. Would you be willing to share your given (&/or current, if you've changed it or them) middle name in a comment?

Yes
28%
636 votes
No
58%
1,337 votes
I have no middle name to share.
14%
327 votes

7. In terms of the number of syllables in each, which arrangement of first and last names do you prefer?

First name longer than middle name
16%
374 votes
First name and middle name of equal length
9%
216 votes
Middle name longer than first
5%
112 votes
It depends on the first and middle names being combined.
21%
475 votes
I'd prefer people not have middle names.
3%
58 votes
Indifferent/Don't want to think about it.
46%
1,065 votes
01/05/2019 Living 2376 167 By: jlrake

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