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June 30, 2007



As a girl, would I be Jenny Patricia Izetta? Or Jenny Arthur Walter?


You would be Jenny, plus your Dad's first name, plus your Paternal Grandfather's first name. Which is that?


Iceland still uses patronymics for last names. Not exactly the same, but similar. I would John Johnson, and my sister would be Anne Johnsdottir.


Also Ethiopian women(Those who live in
Ethiopia ) don't take their husband's last name after they get married .
They keep their father's first name.

this sounds funny and confusing in America or Europe. But it works fine in Ethiopia.

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