The percentage of American women who kept their maiden names, according to a study, peaked at 23 percent in the 1990s, with the largest increases occurring in the 1970s and ’80s.
The percentage of American women who kept their maiden names, according to a study, peaked at 23 percent in the 1990s, with the largest increases occurring in the 1970s and ’80s. Emily Michot Miami Herald File
The percentage of American women who kept their maiden names, according to a study, peaked at 23 percent in the 1990s, with the largest increases occurring in the 1970s and ’80s. Emily Michot Miami Herald File

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