If I refer to two people with the same last name in my writing, should I repeat their full names each time I mention them?
If you refer to two people with the same last name, repeat their full names for subsequent mentions whenever your reader might not be certain which person you are discussing. For example, in the following excerpt, from an essay by Melissa Girard that mentions several people with the last name Johnson, the author gives the full name . . .
Published 5 March 2018