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How do you make a plural name plural?
Names are pluralized like regular words. Add -es for names ending in “s” or “z” and add -s for everything else. When indicating the possessive, if there is more than one owner add an apostrophe to the plural; if there is one owner, add ‘s to the singular (The Smiths’ car vs.
How do you pluralize the last name Lewis?
The plural form of lewis is lewises.
How do you pluralize Myer?
In English, plurals of proper names are very easy to form: for most, you just add S. One Johnson, two Johnsons. One Meyer, two Meyers.
How do you pluralize a last name that ends in E?
Plural Last Name Examples: Add es to your last name. Examples: If your last name is Jones, you will change it to Joneses. If your last name is Davis, you will change is to Davises.
Is it Jones’s or Jones?
Jones = Mr. Jones’s. Some people favor adding only an apostrophe to a singular noun ending in s, but if you follow the rule, you can’t be wrong. If a plural noun does not end in an s, you must make it possessive by adding an apostrophe and an s: women’s; children’s.
What are plurals examples?
Is it Jones or Jones’s?
All the English style guides insist that singular possessives are formed with -‘s and plurals with only -‘, so the possessive of Jones (singular) is Jones’s and the possessive of Joneses is Joneses’.
Is it Williams’s or Williams?
First, make the noun Williams into a plural: Williamses. Then add the possessive apostrophe according to the rules that gave us “the cats’ tails.” That gives us “We had dinner at the Williamses’ house last year.”
Which is correct the Smiths or the Smith’s?
The plural of Smith is Smiths. NOT Smith’s. And if for some reason the Smiths wanted to use the possessive, they would have to use the plural possessive.
What is correct James or James’s?
The proper convention is to include the possessive apostrophe even when the word ends in an “s.” So “James’s” is correct. The only exception to that are proper nouns so well established that traditionally they have always been used with just an apostrophe.
Is it James or James’s?
Is it Williams or Williams’s?
The Associated Press Stylebook recommends just an apostrophe: It’s Tennessee Williams’ best play. But most other authorities endorse ‘s: Williams’s. Williams’s means “belonging to Williams.” It is not the plural form of Williams. People’s names become plural the way most other words do.