Origin of Everything

Why Do We Have Middle Names?

Season 2 Episode 10 | 5m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

We understand why we have first names and how our surnames tie us to our family heritage, but what's the deal with middle names? What's the purpose of a middle name and when did different cultures start using them?

Aired: 02/08/19

Rating: NR


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