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Dearteachers,

In my country's culture, the order of writing full name is as follows: family name - middle name- given name.
For example, Nguyen Anh Hong
Nguyen(family name)
Anh(middle name)
Hong (givenname)

How should I write in English?
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The English style is First (Given) Name, Middle (Given) Name, Family Name (Surname). Nevertheless, Westerners are becoming more accustomed to Asian and other styles of name-writing, and you are liable to be asked to confirm which is your surname, no matter which way you write your full name.
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Hi,
It's the opposite. ie given name - middle name - family name.

The middle name is also a given name, ie people usually have two given names. But most people rarely use their middle name. I can't think of anyone who knows my middle name except a few very close family members.

Sometimes one will be asked to write one's name on a form in the sequence of family name - middle name - given name.

Best wishes, Clive
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you should write : Hong Anh Nguyen
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Anonymousyou should write : Hong Anh Nguyen
Who says someone should do this?
fivejedjonWho says someone should do this?
Well, you may as well fit in with the local customs. Around here there are about a million people with a last name of 'Nguyen', alphabetized in the phone book under N. Even a Vietnamese-American would not think of looking under H or A for Hong Anh Nguyen or Nguyen Hong Anh, or however they say it in Vietnamese.

So, though I didn't give that advice, I'd say it's a good idea for Vietnamese who come here to follow the precedent already well established by others.

I have no idea whether the custom is different in the UK. Is it, do you know? It would be interesting to find out.

CJ
Anonymousyou should write : Hong Anh Nguyen
someone will call her HONG ANH, instead of ANH HONG.

I prefer this way: Anh-Hong Nguyen
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