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  1. a term used in some cultures where a woman changes her family name as a result of marriage

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 22, 2008
  2. the family name she had prior to the marriage ceremony, while the "married name" is the name she uses from the date of the marriage ceremony

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 22, 2008
  3. Typically, the maiden name is the name used by the woman since her birth

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 22, 2008
  4. The term is ambiguous for those who changed their birth name before any marriages, therefore some prefer the term "birth name", which can also be used in the case of a man changing his name upon marriage

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 22, 2008
  5. sometimes indicated using the word "née" (pronounced "nay", ), the feminine form of the French word for "born", e.g. "Margaret Hilda Thatcher née Roberts"

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 22, 2008
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