guest addressing etiquette
(informal)

single

{ female }

Emma Young

{ male }

Andrew Lawerence

married couples

{ married couples living in the same house }

Emma and Andrew Lawerence

{ married couples in which the woman has retained her maiden name }

Emma Young and Andrew Lawerence

unmarried couples

{ couples living in the same house should be listed alphabetically by last name }

Andrew Lawerence and Emma Young

{ couples who do not live together - send to the closest friend }

Emma Young

family

{ list children in order from oldest to youngest }

Emma and Andrew Lawerence (parents)
Susan and Derek (children)

{ or }

Emma and Andrew Lawerence
and Family

{ children over 18 should receive their own invitation, even if still living at home }

SINGLE INDIVIDUAL WITH GUEST

{ if encouraging a single friend to invite a guest, find out the guest's name }

Emma Young
Andrew Lawerence

{ if unable to obtain the name ahead of time }

Emma Young and guest

guest addressing etiquette
(formal)

single

{ unmarried female }

Miss (or Ms.) Emma Young

{ divorced female, uses married name }

Mrs. Emma Lawerence

{ divorced female, uses maiden name }

Miss (or Ms.) Emma Young

{ male }

Mr. Andrew Lawerence

married couples

{ married couples living in the same house }

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lawerence

{ married couples in which the woman has retained her maiden name }

Mrs. Emma Young
Mr. Andrew Lawerence

unmarried couples

{ couples living in the same house should be listed alphabetically by last name }

Mr. Andrew Lawerence
Ms. Emma Young

{ couples who do not live together - send to the closest friend }

Mr. Andrew Lawerence

family

{ list children in order from oldest to youngest }

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lawerence (parents)
Susan and Derek (children)

{ or }

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lawerence
and Family

{ children over 18 should receive their own invitation, even if still living at home }

SINGLE INDIVIDUAL WITH GUEST

{ if encouraging a single friend to invite a guest, find out the guest's name }

Mr. Andrew Lawerence
Miss (or Ms.) Emma Young

{ if unable to obtain the name ahead of time }

Mr. Andrew Lawerence and guest

Additional Guest Addressing
Etiquette

by title

{ judge }

The Honorable And Mrs. Andrew Lawerence

{ clergy }

The Reverend Andrew Lawerence

{ medical doctor }

Doctor Andrew Lawerence

{ PhD doctor }

Dr. Andrew Lawerence

{ married woman doctor }

Doctor Emma Lawerence
Mr. Andrew Lawerence

{ married couple, both doctors }

Doctors Emma and Andrew Lawerence

{ officer - male }

Colonel and Mrs. Andrew Lawerence

{ officer - female }

Lieutenant Emma Lawerence, U.S. Navy
Mr. Andrew Lawerence