Title FAQs:


Q: Is title a prefix or suffix added to someone's name in certain contexts?

A: Yes.

Q: Was title brought to the British Isles by the Anglo-Saxons and survives in use only there?

A: Yes, and having been superseded in Scandinavia and on the European continent.

Q: Are titles hereditary?

A: Yes.

Q: Was title originally used by Augustus at the establishment of the Roman Empire to avoid the political risk of assuming the title Rex in what was technically still a republic?

A: Yes.

Q: Are titles used to show one's role or position in a society or organization?

A: Yes.

Q: Is title often given to the sons and daughters of ruling monarchs?

A: Yes.

Q: Are titles used to show somebody's ordination as a priest or their membership in a religious order?

A: Yes.

Q: Was title Queen Lili'uokalani?

A: Yes.

Q: Are titles often reserved to those professions that require a bachelor's degree or higher and a state?

A: Yes, and provincial, or national license.

Q: Are titles used for various reasons?

A: Yes, such as to show aristocratic status or one's role in government, in a religious organization, or in a branch of the military.

Q: Are titles placed to the left and female titles are placed to the right of the slash?

A: Yes.