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From: "Gary Boivin" <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Note about 2006 Canadian census
Date: Sun, 7 May 2006 22:40:21 -0600
Your family name is the one you were born with
unless you legally applied to the Courts to have
your name changed -- getting married is not a
Your family name can also be your husband's
name if you so choose... or you could list it as
a hyphenated name (YourName-HisName).
And no... The long form doesn't ask for a
maiden name... It simply asks you to list your
name --- it doesn't say for you to use HIS name
I have the long form.
Remember... The census form is supposed to be
filled our and mailed by the 16th of May this year.
Or you can do it on line at
----- Original Message -----
From: "D. O'" <>
To: <>; <>
Sent: Sunday, May 07, 2006 6:33 PM
Subject: RE: [Q-R] Note about 2006 Canadian census
> Hi Gary:
> That is an interesting point about using maiden name. I phoned my
> grandchild to ask him if he even knew my maiden name and surprisingly he
> said yes! But will he remember it to tell his grandchildren? So that
> brings up another question: What is "my" family name, the ancestral one I
> was born with or the one I married?
> It is truly a puzzlement!
> I've only got 8 questions on my form; does the long form have a space for
> maiden name?