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Subject: Maiden names given to first born son?
Author: Esyllt   (Authenticated as fishl_x)
Date: March 16, 2011 at 6:37:04 AM
I've heard of families giving their first born son the mother's maiden name as a first name or middle name. I believe this is to honour the mother's family. Does anyone know the history of this or when it started/when it became fashionable?

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