Pluralizing Last Names for Holiday Cards

Pluralizing Last Names for Holiday Cards

Okay, there are two key rules to remember when it comes to pluralizing last names:

1. Write out the last name in its entirety 
2. You never need an apostrophe 

Easy, right?


You just have to add an s, even if the last letter is y.

Here are the exceptions:

If the name ends in s, z, ch, or sh, add es
If it ends in x, add es unless the x is silent. 

Felix Family will be Felixes
Bordeaux --> Bordeauxs
Claus --> Clauses
Haynes --> Hayneses

That's it! I hope you find this helpful. Happy writing!

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