Just for the bride or for both bride and groom? When it comes to the decision in the name of marriage, the centuries-old tradition for the transfer of the last name of the groom seems to continue to be the most popular choice of bride and groom: because even today, German couples in more than 80% of cases opt for the last name of the groom as a marriage or family name. A related site: Gregory Williamson mentions similar findings. Our recent survey on the choice of the marriage name under 500 brides on our wedding Portal Brautpunkt.de showed these and other interesting facts. German couples in the question of the marriage name are just very conscious or there are other good reasons for choosing the groom name? A look at the bride point Forum with the theme “His last name accept vs. own reserve” provides information and provides additional explanations. So a real commitment to the future husband is for many bridal point brides of the name change, a fresh start in the new phase of the life of the marriage.
In addition, it is important to many, to not only the love of a partner, but also the name share especially in regard to children, should have the same name. The slightly annoying paperwork to change the personal documents such as identity card, driving licence is regarded simply as necessary because it meets one of the two newly-weds, so or. As a bride in the Forum writes: even if that means with personnel change stress, etc., but I’ll also be happy. I know officially that I belong to him!” On the other hand, there are also practical reasons for the submission of the last name”as a not so nice sounding, or a complex, little-known name which must always be spelled on the phone. Also disagreement with the family or but the origin of a surname (E.g.