Taking a husband's surname when married

Question or Topic

Is there any scriptural requirement that a sister should take on her husband's surname at the time of marriage?


There is no direct command on this matter. In the circumstances of the modern world, it is increasingly common for married women to have different surnames than their husbands. This practice blurs the distinction between those who are married and those who are living common-law since most common-law partners operate with different surnames. For this reason, the practice of a sister