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Old 04-04-2016, 02:43 AM
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Originally Posted by andrea_green View Post
I am wondering what might be the best way to describe someone whose surname and given name could both be interpreted as a first name.

For example: Kyle Maxwell, Duncan Kennedy, Wilson James.
I thought you were going to be going the other way--both names sound like a last name.

I have a common last name as a first name, and a common first name as a last name. I've actually wound up confused when someone who was actually named TBig was called. I just assumed they'd made a mistake.

Oh, and my last name is often a girl's first name. So I've also wound up being mistaken for a girl when filling things out. I almost wound up in a girl's dorm in college. To correct the mistake, they had to move me into a nearby hotel until space cleared up.