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KPD Foods
Bruno Silva
Head of Marketing
Address: Avenida Paulista 53, Bela Vista, São Paulo, 01311-914, Brazil
Tel: (+55) 11 8134 7706
Getty Telecommunications Ltd
Olivia Hoskins
International Project Manager
Address: 700 Rockville Street, Monroe, New York 10950, USA
Tel: (+1) 845 228 8396
Orion Education Services
Park Ji-Yeon
Address: South Korea, Seoul, Jongno-gu, Sajik-ro-3-gil 23, 30174
Tel: (+82) 2 235-6482
ABC Travel
Rashid Khan
Sales Representative
Address: Hajar Road, Dubai, UAE
Tel: (+971) 4 677 3355
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Soumis par sonjoy le dim 06/09/2020 - 11:03

Hi I am from Bangladesh, in my country people are used to write their sure name at the end and they write their original/first name at first.For example: Sonjoy Das,here first name is "Sonjoy" and sure name is "Das". Thanks

Soumis par Pola le sam 05/09/2020 - 18:45

In my country ( Egypt ), we're put the first name then the father's name.

Soumis par Faheem Khan le mar 18/08/2020 - 12:41

in our country pakistan people put their surnames at the beginning.

Soumis par Maria19 le dim 02/08/2020 - 10:37

In my country, Israel, people put their last name at the end.

Soumis par Kaofeng le dim 19/07/2020 - 08:21

In my country, China, people usually put their surname first. I believe it is part of Chinese culture. I also believe this style is very common in other countries. By the way, in addresses in China, people write the country first, which is the same as in South Korea.
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Soumis par Hennadii le mar 23/06/2020 - 11:22

I think we use both versions. It depends on how it fits. Besides we use patronymics (middle name) without fail.
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Soumis par Onur le jeu 04/06/2020 - 11:49

I live in Turkey. In my country, surnames are used at the end of full names.

Soumis par eshan.saif le mar 02/06/2020 - 20:27

Bangladeshi people basically put their surname at the end.

Soumis par Leonardo Lisboa le mar 02/06/2020 - 01:49

At the end, for example my full name is: Leonardo Vinícius Lisboa da Cruz, and I put in my business card just “Leonardo Cruz”

Soumis par Thucuoi le ven 22/05/2020 - 04:28

i am from Viet Nam. My full name is Nguyen Thi Kim Thu. "Nguyen" is my family name of my Dad. so you can see, in my country, people put their surname first.

Soumis par casssioesousa le dim 17/05/2020 - 02:06

In my country, Brazil, do people put their surname at the end. For example, my name Cássio Silva de Sousa. Then, the people can call me Cássio Sousa.

Soumis par mouna99 le sam 16/05/2020 - 15:39

In my country people put their surname at the end

Soumis par Muhammad Bagir le sam 16/05/2020 - 04:16

it depends, in my country, Indonesia, we have so many cultures.

Soumis par Nyanko Neko le ven 15/05/2020 - 14:03

In my country, people always write surname fisrt and then forename at the end . For instance. My full name is Han Moc Thien, with Han is my family name of my dad or mom, Moc is my surname and Thien is my personal name

Soumis par Nam le mar 05/05/2020 - 14:50

In my Viet Nam, we put the surname first and the forename at the end. For instance, My full name is Nguyen Dang Hoang Nam with Nguyen and Dang is my family name of my Dad and mom, Hoang is my surname and Nam is my personal name.

Soumis par Melsaied264 le ven 10/04/2020 - 23:49

It depends on the people themselves ,some people prefer to write their surname first but the other like to write it last .for me I always write my surname first

Soumis par REGINA OTERO le mer 08/04/2020 - 15:32

In Bolivia, the surname is put at the end.
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Soumis par zabiullah le lun 06/04/2020 - 15:50

in my country people always put their last name or surname at the end of the name. but i always put my surname first and given name at the end.

Soumis par Yenn nguyen le sam 04/04/2020 - 15:29

In VIETNAM . Surname is located at first.
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Soumis par OlaIELTS le sam 28/03/2020 - 20:23

In Nigeria, this is mostly specify by the person requiring such information, as majority either put it first or at the end.

Soumis par Mahmoud Gadelk… le sam 28/03/2020 - 16:41

We always put surnames in the end here in Egypt.

Soumis par upendarreddy le ven 13/03/2020 - 00:01

In India, people use surname at first then name.
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Soumis par Sergei Baskakov le jeu 05/03/2020 - 17:55

In my country we put name first and surname at the end

Soumis par ademyonet le mer 12/02/2020 - 20:15

In Turkey, we use first name, later surname.
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Soumis par Ange Obscure le mer 12/02/2020 - 15:39

In Mexico, the surname is put at the end.
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Soumis par Optimist le sam 11/01/2020 - 23:18

My country is Ukraine . In my country, do people put their surname first .

Soumis par shahhoseini le sam 21/12/2019 - 14:37

In my country, we use first name and then last name.
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Soumis par Magedelabd le mer 18/12/2019 - 14:48

In my country the people put their name first then the surname .

Soumis par frfandinod79 le jeu 28/11/2019 - 12:54

In my country usually we put the name first and then the surname

Soumis par Editanna le mer 16/10/2019 - 13:21

In Hungary we use our name this way: surname and first name

Soumis par Abdelmouttalib le jeu 03/10/2019 - 12:07

I'm not sure, but i think it's the same. they both are true.

Soumis par Triony le sam 28/09/2019 - 06:40

I am Peruvian and I work for a bakery of healthy products

Soumis par bawk san aung le jeu 29/08/2019 - 03:21

In my country, we have the only given name except my nationality. The surname or family name is put at front the opposite of western country for instance Ding Rin Bawk San Aung. The family name is Ding Rin and Bawk San Aung is given name

Soumis par Lameed Mohamed le ven 02/08/2019 - 10:26

In my country we used to but our surename at the end, for ex my sure name is Alomdaa so I put it after my actual name so we write Lamees aalomdaa and so on .. Just the oppsite in Britain. .

Soumis par Julia Rahma le mer 17/07/2019 - 04:06

In my country, Indonesia. Some people use their surname first but it depends on the situation

Soumis par Jamileh le sam 13/07/2019 - 06:50

In my country pepole use their surname at first

Soumis par cittàutopica le dim 30/06/2019 - 21:47

In my country people put their surname first or at the end: it depends on the context and on the various situations.

Soumis par Momocompanyman le ven 17/05/2019 - 11:07

In my country, the people put their surname first.

Soumis par Setareh le mer 15/05/2019 - 15:55

in my country, people put their surname end and their first name first.