Women Who Kept Their Maiden Name After Marriage [Lucy Stoners]

Names

Group takes its name from Lucy Stone, the first recorded American married woman to keep her maiden/birth name after marriage * Note: Hillary Clinton maintained her maiden name Rodham until officially changing it 1993

Vote Ranking  

1

Mellody Hobson

Entrepreneur

100% (2 of 2 votes)

2

Janet Flanner

Commentator

100% (1 of 1 votes)

3

Nina Totenberg

Commentator

100% (1 of 1 votes)

4

Jane Swift

U.S. Governor

100% (4 of 4 votes)

5

Kim Kardashian

Socialite

78.90% (1959 of 2483 votes)

6

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Poet

71.43% (5 of 7 votes)

7

Hillary Rodham Clinton

First Lady

70.27% (747 of 1063 votes)

8

Madonna (Ciccone)

Vocalist

67.60% (242 of 358 votes)

9

Elin Nordegren

Model

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

10

Gloria Steinem

Publisher

62.50% (10 of 16 votes)

11

Brooke Shields

Actress

60.55% (132 of 218 votes)

12

Ivanka Trump

Model

60.45% (1215 of 2010 votes)

13

Barbra Streisand

Vocalist

57.73% (56 of 97 votes)

14

Katharine Hepburn

Actress

55.42% (46 of 83 votes)

15

Gretchen Whitmer

U.S. Governor

54.62% (65 of 119 votes)

16

Jane Fonda

Actress

54.27% (159 of 293 votes)

17

Christine Teigen

Model

53.85% (7 of 13 votes)

18

Irene Hirano

Diplomat

53.85% (7 of 13 votes)

19

Mae West

Actress

52.83% (56 of 106 votes)

20

Lisa Murkowski

U.S. Senator

52.17% (36 of 69 votes)

21

Joan Crawford

Actress

51.82% (57 of 110 votes)

22

Kamala Harris

U.S. Vice President

51.79% (2136 of 4124 votes)

23

Gabrielle Giffords

U.S. Congressman

51.35% (19 of 37 votes)

24

Halle Berry

Actress

51.09% (70 of 137 votes)

25

Lucy Stone

Advocate

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

26

Isadora Duncan

Author

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

27

Ruth Gordon

Actress

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

28

Jessica Alba

Actress

49.17% (387 of 787 votes)

29

Mary J. Blige

Vocalist

48.72% (133 of 273 votes)

30

Maria Shriver

Commentator

48.53% (198 of 408 votes)

31

Elizabeth Taylor

Actress

48.39% (45 of 93 votes)

32

Ava Gardner

Actress

47.86% (56 of 117 votes)

33

Meghan McCain

Celebrity's Relative

46.75% (36 of 77 votes)

34

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Actress

45.83% (11 of 24 votes)

35

Karen Carpenter

Vocalist

44.83% (13 of 29 votes)

36

Amelia Earhart

Aviator

43.96% (40 of 91 votes)

37

Sarah Jessica Parker

Actress

43.21% (124 of 287 votes)

38

Courteney Cox

Actress

42.48% (130 of 306 votes)

39

Drew Barrymore

Actress

42.37% (50 of 118 votes)

40

Mariah Carey

Vocalist

40.57% (43 of 106 votes)

41

Dolores Del Rio

Actress

40.0% (2 of 5 votes)

42

Olivia De Havilland

Actress

40.0% (2 of 5 votes)

43

Elizabeth Hurley

Actress

40.0% (2 of 5 votes)

44

Diana Ross

Vocalist

38.10% (8 of 21 votes)

45

Heidi Klum

Model

35.05% (348 of 993 votes)

46

Mary Steenburgen

Actress

33.33% (5 of 15 votes)

47

Liza Minnelli

Vocalist

31.58% (12 of 38 votes)

48

Anita Loos

Author

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

49

Angela Lansbury

Actress

18.18% (2 of 11 votes)

50

Frances Perkins

Politician

14.29% (1 of 7 votes)

51

Kate Burton

Actress

14.29% (1 of 7 votes)

52

Georgia O'Keeffe

Artist

0% (0 of 19 votes)

53

Margaret Mead

Scientist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

54

Michael Strange

Poet

0% (0 of 0 votes)

55

Elizabeth Edwards

Attorney

0% (0 of 6 votes)

56

Wilma Mankiller

Native American Icon

0% (0 of 0 votes)

57

Fannie Hurst

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

58

Victoria Woodhull

Advocate

0% (0 of 0 votes)

59

Veronica Escobar

U.S. Congressman

0% (0 of 0 votes)

60

Greer Garson

Actress

0% (0 of 4 votes)

61

Dorothy Dandridge

Actress

0% (0 of 7 votes)

62

Hannah Arendt

Philosopher

0% (0 of 0 votes)