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12-25-2012, 10:32 PM
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Why is it RNH not Ryan Hopkins Nugent, most hyphenated last names are alphabetical... what gives?

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most hyphenated last names are alphabetical
No that's not how they work

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Could be the parents decided to use both last names, usually the last part is the males.

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His parents happened to choose it, due to them thinking it sounded better.

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Well for Magnus Svenson it was MSP until he changed it to MPS. Just whatever way they want it

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A lot of people I know with hyphenated names usually use their moms name first. Whether it be because she had him before they were married/met/whatever.

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My hyphenated last name isn't in alphabetical order. Never heard of this "rule" before, personal preference in my experience.

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I generally find that in hyphenated names, the original name is listed first and the new name is added on.

But realistically when you go for a name change, it could be listed any way that you choose or you could even choose a completely new name such as "Princess Consuela Banana Hammock" if that's what you like.

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The "mom's name first" thing makes sense, since his mom's last name is Nugent

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Right, so his Mom was Ms. Nugent, she married Mr. Hopkins and became Mrs. Nugent-Hopkins. Their children are all Nugent-Hopkins as well.

That's how I always understood hyphenated last names to work.

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Why is it RNH not Ryan Hopkins Nugent, most hyphenated last names are alphabetical... what gives?
No, this is not correct.

In North America, when people have both their mother's and their father's last names, it is traditionally First Name Mother's Surname-Father's Surname

I think it's different in Spanish and Latin American countries - when people have both parents' last names it's First Name Father's Surname Mother's Surname

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In my experience the placement of the names is whatever sounds best. Nugent-Hopkins is far smoother than Hopkins-Nugent.

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In my experience the placement of the names is whatever sounds best. Nugent-Hopkins is far smoother than Hopkins-Nugent.
Haha TITCR.

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So what happens to the name of the son of Nugent-Hopkins daughter and Smith-Pelley's son which they happen to name Ryan Junior.


Ryan Smith-Pelley-Nugent-Hopkins junior?

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So what happens to the name of the son of Nugent-Hopkins daughter and Smith-Pelley's son which they happen to name Ryan Junior.


Ryan Smith-Pelley-Nugent-Hopkins junior?
RSPNHJR has a nice ring to it, even if it does look like the activation code on the back of an iTunes gift certificate.

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So what happens to the name of the son of Nugent-Hopkins daughter and Smith-Pelley's son which they happen to name Ryan Junior.


Ryan Smith-Pelley-Nugent-Hopkins junior?
don't they take either the dad's name, or the two grand fathers'?

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Why not just Ryan Hopkins? Long hyphenated names look super awkward on jerseys IMO.

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Well for Magnus Svenson it was MSP until he changed it to MPS. Just whatever way they want it
Umm... You do realize he's Paajarvi right?

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Why not just Ryan Hopkins? Long hyphenated names look super awkward on jerseys IMO.
If it was one or the other, it'd probably be Ryan Nugent, but at this point, that'd sound odd.

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I have a hyphenated last name and it starts with my Fathers surname. It is supposed to start with the mothers but it sounds much smoother with my Father's first so they put it that way.

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