A Hyphenate name is a family name with two parts, which may or may not have a hyphen in it. Helen Richardson-Walsh for example has the family names separated with a hyphen. Names like this are called double barreled name.
The rules around getting your name Hyphenate are similar to those you would follow if you were getting a name changed after marriage.
Whether you want to change your legal last name or hyphenate, you still need to go through the name change process. We will make sure your name change is simple.