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Mansnaam; eigennaam

English translation: married name; maiden name

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01:39 Nov 25, 2001
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: Mansnaam; eigennaam
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My dictionary says "proper name" for eigennaam - does that mean surname/last name?
Fiona Harris
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:20
English translation:married name; maiden name
Explanation:
Hello Fiona, literally 'mansnaam' means husband's name. In this context I would put for eigen naam 'maiden name' versus proper name.

Greetings,
Marijke
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Marijke Mayer
Netherlands
Local time: 01:20
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5 +5married name; maiden name
Marijke Mayer


  

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married name; maiden name


Explanation:
Hello Fiona, literally 'mansnaam' means husband's name. In this context I would put for eigen naam 'maiden name' versus proper name.

Greetings,
Marijke


    7 years in the UK; 20 years int he USA
Marijke Mayer
Netherlands
Local time: 01:20
Native speaker of: Dutch
PRO pts in pair: 525

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agree  Alexander Schleber
3 mins
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agree  paretsky
18 mins
  -> Thank you, Ma'm!

agree  Ineke Hardy
21 mins
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agree  xxxjarry
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