Hyphenated Names

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How do I write a salutation for a hyphenated name?

Hyphenated Names

If you write to a person with a hyphenated last name, the complete name needs to be listed in the salutation.

Example (letter is to John Smith and Jane Jones-Smith):
Dear Mr. Smith and Ms. Jones-Smith

If the name is not hyphenated, treat it as a middle name.
Example (letter is to John Smith and Jane Jones Smith):
Dear Mr. and Ms. Smith

   

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