Zoe Saldana and husband
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How often do men take their wives' names?

The actress Zoe Saldana revealed in a Vanity Fair profile that her husband, Marco, took her last name when they were married.

Saldana says it shouldn't be shocking when men chose to take their wives' names, but how common is the practice among heterosexual couples in the US?

We look at the numbers, as well as naming conventions around the world.

Produced and edited by Franz Strasser

  • 10 Jun 2015
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