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Cultural VariancePlay
Different cultures have diverse surname traditions and placements in a name sequence. SlideIn Hungary, the surname comes before the given name.
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Marriage CustomPlay
It's common for one spouse to adopt the other's surname after marriage, but practices vary. SlideAlex Taylor and Jordan Smith might choose to share a surname after marriage.
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Hereditary SignificancePlay
Surnames can indicate ancestry and are often passed down from parents to children. SlideThe surname 'Johnson' suggests that an ancestor may have been named John.