Results for - Whose Last Name?

1,941 voters participated in this survey

1. Are you a married woman?

Yes
41%
783 votes
No
59%
1,117 votes

2. If so, did you take your husband's last name?

Yes
38%
722 votes
No
9%
173 votes
Not Applicable
53%
1,005 votes

3. If you kept your own name, what was the reason?

I've had the name for so long, I just didn't want to change it.
5%
98 votes
It's important to my profession/career
2%
44 votes
I'm the last of my line.
3%
49 votes
My husband's last name is ugly.
1%
21 votes
I find taking a man's last name to be an outdated sexist notion.
3%
62 votes
n/a
86%
1,636 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
47 votes

4. A recent study published in Gender Issues revealed that 70% of Americans still think a woman should take her husband's name. And another 50% believed it should be the law. Do these findings surprise you?

Yes
29%
551 votes
No
71%
1,349 votes

5. Even if you find the notion of taking your husband's name to preferable, do you think there should be a law requiring women to do so?

Yes
10%
186 votes
No
71%
1,358 votes
Undecided
19%
356 votes
02/12/2017 Love & Relationships 1941 47 By: MamaV1776
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