Claire Walton
Claire Walton 12 Jan 2020

Name change?

Are you changing your name?

126 Comments
Emma Innes
Emma Innes 13 Jan 2020

Yes I am

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes. 🙂

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I did 🙂 same name as my kids ♥️♥️

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes! But definitely down to the individual.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

We are double barreling ours

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes 👍

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I double barrelled so had the husbands name and my kids x

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes. 😊

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes 😍

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes!

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes. I can’t wait 😁

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yep but that's so that I can drop the irritating hyphen....no way am I triple barreling 😂

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes, so I can have the same surname as my husband-to-be and our daughters 😍

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I did, but I think it's personal choice xx

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes. We had long debates on if we should double barrelled, he time mine or I take his. Agreed that I would take his (my choice)

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

It’s all about a conversation between you and your partner. It was very important for my partner for me to take his surname. That is why I am but do what’s best for you. A name is so important

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes and I cant wait

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

yes but reluctant to do so...been a vose all me life...xx

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

He's considering taking mine. I've was a single mum for 11 years before I met him and I'd hate to have a different surname to my son. I wouldn't make him change it because that's the name he was born with, but if he decides to on his own then I may take my h2bs

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I did as I wanted rid of my maiden name and love my Married name and I'm the same as my child/children xx

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I'm stuck between taking his name and double-barrelling. OH won't double-barrel his so we wouldn't have the same surname but it seems unlikely that my brother will ever have kids and I want our family name to keep going (even though it's a common name.) How did everyone decide?

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes because i love his surname.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

My husband took my name instead 😁

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes. Previously i thought about double barrelling but its too long and there's too many ts so i dismissed it pretty quick. Was my decision (he did suggest i could keep my name, double barrel or he offered to take my name)

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

We are both changing ours to incorporate both of our names

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I will be as a combo of his and mind would just look strange, since I have a Dutch surname

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes, I cannot wait to change my name!

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Nope, was going to but turns out I actually am really attached to my name and he's totally fine with that

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I did yeah

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

No we are both keeping our own.
I love my surname as its not so common. I did think of double barrelling but it would make it a bit too long and a mouthful haha.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I'm double barreling mine as I have a daughter from a previous relationship and dont want her to be the odd one out name wise

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes I'm taking her surname. Looking forward to being Mrs Shepard 💜

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I took his surname, we both have rare surnames but its really funny after 23 years of marriage, if i get really stressed and someone asks me my surname i say my maiden name lol

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes for personal thinhs, not sure for professional! Worked hard to become Dr Martin, not sure if I want to change that yet!

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I'm most definitely taking his

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

We aim to double barrel, got married a year ago and still haven't done it ....

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I moved my maiden name to a middle name, so yes changed surname but keep my name in a way x

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes. I have been waiting a long time to change my surname so it’s the same as my fiancé’s and our daughters.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I'm adding my husband surnamed to mine but keeping my maiden name professionally

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I took his as I already had a double barrelled name and triple barrelled would have been ridiculous! Plus I don’t have contact with either of my parents and my MIL is more of a mum to me.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

My fiance has said he's taking my Name so I'll still be the same apart from being a Mrs 😍

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I can’t wait to being Mrs Nevett ❤️ Karl Nevett

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I didn’t

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I’ll be taking my partners just a shame my daughter will have a different name but she understands 🙂

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Nope, he took my name :)

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Double barrelling. Because both my children are double barreled.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

No I'm keeping mine

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Of course x

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I've changed my name too much faffing for double barrelled

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Changing. 100%.
That'll mean I'll have the same surname as my OH and my daughter 😊😊😊

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I'll be double barelling it as this is what our son's have for their names.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I double barrelled and my husband then did the same

Works a treat

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I took my husbands name so I have the same last name as my children aswell x

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yup, to Shakespeare.

Wanted to double barrell, but apparently our kids would be bullied ‘Williams-Shakespeare’

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I kept my name. My older kids have my surname and youngest his so we stayed as we were.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes, I'm taking his. I'll be Mrs Eastwood. Double-barrelling would make it far too long 🙈🙈 My paternal cousin's little boy will carry the family name on since my sister took her husband's name too. As an author though, I'll still write in my maiden name 🙂

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Fiances name is double barrelled already, and as much as I want to triple barrel it we are picking a new last name

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Double barrelled ... after reading jilly cooper books in my childhood ... really wanted a Campbell- black posh surname 😂😂😂

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Definitely taking his love his surname and personally am really not a fan of double barrelling either, it would be a bit of a mouth full and I've got 2 brothers so it's not like my own is going to be lost sort of thing X

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

We didn’t really have much of a discussion, we both knew double barrelled was right for us, the only debate was which way round to do it. We lost my dad 5 years ago so my hubby is the man of our little family and he said it makes him proud to have my dads name included in his 🥰
My hubby changed his name by deed poll before the wedding so when we got married I automatically got the new double barrelled name, it made life easier for us to do it that way.
Hubby has 2 middle names so with the double barrelled too our ceremony ended up with everyone laughing every time we had to do the names bit as it was so long, it made our ceremony even more special and unique with everyone laughing together with us. X

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Were double barreling ours and I'm the only child my dad had and my dad's sister was the only other person to have the last name and she passed away really young, so I'm the only one who can carry my last name on, it's nothing special to other people but for me, it's the history and connection I have with my ancestors. Going to be Mrs Rhodes-Woods, for me that's not long 🥰

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Definitely taking his name can't wait! ❤

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I’m already double barrelled and don’t want to just become Davis . Any suggestions on how to re double barrel it ? OH and mum but say I can’t triple barrel 🤣🤦🏻‍♀️

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I’m taking my husbands last name

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

We are double barrelling ours, I thought I never would but she is worth it.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I’ll be taking his name 👰🏻 🤵🏼

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I changed my name.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Taking his name

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I'm changing mine so the 'Gemma Collins' jokes stop! 🤦

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Absolutely, my children have his name and I can’t wait to take it for myself 🥰

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I will be x

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I'm taking his name. I can't wait to take his name ❤

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I'll be keeping my surname whether I double barrel it is another question. I'm the last Sunley in my family and I don't want the name to end with me. I like my surname, it's unusual and suits me.
You've to do what makes you happy.
Even at a very young age I knew I didn't want to give my surname up for anyone

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I did consider double-barelling, but in the end decided to take my husband's surname because I was moving forward, onto a new chapter.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I'm taking his last name I can't wait xx

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yup can't wait to have my h2bs name 😍

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes! I’ll be taking my fiancé’s name 🙂

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I always thought I wanted to change it until I thought about it but then I realised we can't really double barrel as both names end in s so I went back to wanting to change it :)

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes I’m taking his name !!

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes. I was a little sad losing my maiden name, but it's wonderful sharing the same surname as my husband xx

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

We decided to double barrel as I love my name and he feels the same for his. We want any future kids to have the same name so decided becoming the Kulagowski-Heron’s is a compromise we are both happy with.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

No brainer for me as we have a child together so now we all have the same name. I’m not personally a fan of double-barrelling but I understand why people do it

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Yes. We have 2 children together and we will all have the same surname. :)

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I am. I can’t wait to be mrs Adams

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I camt wait to take my mans name and leave my maiden name behind me forever, unfortunately I have my fathers name, bout the only thing I had from the tramp and I cant wait to give it up....anyway personal issues aside...i cant wait to get married!!

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I cannot wait to take his name and shed the only thing my deadbeat father left behind for me..

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I’m still in the process of changing my name. What a nightmare it is! I got married on the 30th November and it seems every day I’m updating something else. You don’t realise how much crap has your name on till you get married!

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I knew right from the start that I was taking my husbands surname, it’s nicer then my maiden name and I have family that can keep the name going 🙂 x

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I’m taking my fiancé name.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

My dad passed away before our wedding and I was the last with our family surname (York)... This made me reallly think.
I had always planned to take my husbands name but after this I thought about maybe double barrelling our names.

I felt in the end that I should take my husbands name as I had orginally always planned, because it doesn't mean I will ever forget my dad or his side of my family and there's no saying in the future that me, my husband and our son can't add York to our names anyway. X

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I double barrelled but only because there isn’t many of us left x

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Although I much preferred my maiden name 🤭 I did change mine ☺️

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I’m taking his name, can’t wait to be Mrs Charlton. We don’t have kids yet and I feel that my maiden name, Smith will live on 😂 x

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I’m going to make my surname a second middle name and take his surname. I wanted to keep my name but double barrel wouldn’t work our surnames are too long and for me I wanted him not to change his. It’s probably the only traditional thing I’ve pushed for during the planning process! 😆

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I changed mine, however we’ve been married over 3 months now and I still haven’t changed it on my passport/driving licence etc.

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Absolutely ⬆️⬆️⬆️

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

No, my husband took my name. Its all about personal choice, having that conversation and deciding what's the right decision for both of you 😊

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

I’m double barrelling mine but my OH is keeping his surname the same until he leaves the Navy

UKbride Member 14 Jan 2020

Jack Parry Borras-Parry?

UKbride Member 15 Jan 2020

I was the end of my line by way of name, although my name was common, and that gave me pause for thought toward the end. But we met 7 years before we were married and I had dreamed of being Mrs Sherrington all that time, couldn't bear the thought of not taking his name!

UKbride Member 15 Jan 2020

Honestly i'm too lazy to change my name. Maybe once we have kids...?

UKbride Member 15 Jan 2020

I'll be taking his name and I'll be happy to 😍

UKbride Member 15 Jan 2020

My initials will become VD 🤦🏻‍♀️😂

UKbride Member 15 Jan 2020

I took my husbands as his is double barrelled but even then we may change names if he decides to go back to his surname at birth and if he does I may double barrel then

UKbride Member 15 Jan 2020

I haven’t decided yet! Can’t double barrel as it would be insanely long (Matuszewski-Cobbett 🤣) he’s happy to combine the names somehow but can’t find anything that works

UKbride Member 15 Jan 2020

Did i hell no

UKbride Member 15 Jan 2020

I was going to change it and then my mum said: it's your dad's name (he died when I was 15) so I went with Ceinos-Stewart. Sort of to keep peace... but for short I use his. It's nice for me to have his name, since my daughter has his too... to me it was like saying: I made this family now and we all share something in common

UKbride Member 15 Jan 2020

I took my husbands name as our children have his name and there was no way my husband would take my maiden name 😅

UKbride Member 15 Jan 2020

I took my husband surname as it's the same as all my kids plus I'm not keen on the double barrelling also my name would of been way too long

UKbride Member 15 Jan 2020

I debated with myself, but then it was sort of automatic to take his. It wasnt until after I'd started using Mrs Walker that he said I could always of kept my Maiden name of Kidman 😅

UKbride Member 15 Jan 2020

I did but it was a wrench. I kept my surname as a middle name x

UKbride Member 16 Jan 2020

Yes but I’m keeping my last name before it

UKbride Member 16 Jan 2020

I will be taking my H2B

UKbride Member 17 Jan 2020

I was gonna double-barrel, but it would have sounded a bit like a double-entendre one way round and an awkward sounding mouthful the other way round, plus my brother has 2 kids so the name continues through them, so I took his name.

Brenda Edwards
Brenda Edwards 24 Jan 2020

Yes I am 😁

UKbride Member 27 Jan 2020

Mike Ainsley

Brenda Edwards
Brenda Edwards 28 Jan 2020

Yes 😁

Lynn Evans
Lynn Evans 30 Jan 2020

Yes. We did think about hyphenating but decided it wasn't necessary.

Jenna Brown
Jenna Brown 31 Jan 2020

Going to double barrel our names x

UKbride Member 3 Feb 2020

Yes I can't wait to have my h2bs name ♥️

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