Why Indonesia has no surname?

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What country has no surname?

As there are no last names, Icelanders often go by first names with a middle name for clarification. While this may seem strict to outsiders, it is for good reason, and that is to protect Iceland’s cultural heritage, they say, which is a huge part of the Icelandic language and identity.

What cultures don’t use surnames?

In the case of historical figures, it may be the only one of the individual’s names that has survived and is still known today. Many Afghans have no surname; it is also common to have no surname in Bhutan, Indonesia, Myanmar, and the south of India.

Are there countries where people don’t have last names?

Iceland. In Iceland, most people have no family name; a person’s last name is most commonly a patronymic, i.e. derived from the father’s first name.

Which country has the longest surnames?

The new president of Madagascar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, has made it into the record books as the head of state with the longest family name.

Can a person have two names?

You can use two names, however you need to choose only one “legal” name and use it exclusively for things like your driver’s license, employment & income tax forms and filings, any contract you may execute, etc.

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Is surname mandatory in India?

The answer to this is that Indian law does not require/mandate you to change your surname after marriage. It is a social norm. Also, it is a myth that your surname will automatically change after marriage or marriage registration.

How do you address a female in Indonesia?

Indonesians normally address a lady as Ibu and a man as Pak or Bapak. It doesn’t mean you look old. It is not uncommon for a lady in her 20s to be called Ibu especially if she has some social standing. Kamu means ‘you’.

What does MBA mean in Indonesia?

Mba/mbak means “miss.” You can say mbak to young girls. Tggu is shortened from “tunggu”, which means “wait.” People use this abbreviation in chat.