First letter of surname prefix(es) automatically upper-cased - incorrect for Dutch names

At this moment the first letter of each word in the surname is automatically upper-cased on save. However, a lot of Dutch surnames start with (a) prefix(es) which should not start with an upper-cased letter, some examples: “Bob de Bouwer” “Liesbeth van List” “Jaap van den Akker” “Joost van der Plas”.

Q2 - Who is impacted?
This only impacts Dutch users and possibly users of other countries using the same/similar naming constructs.

Q3 - Why is it important and/or urgent?
This is kind of trivial, only a bit of a nuisance, but would be nice to have addressed for quite a lot of Dutch (potential) users and possibly user from other countries.

Q4 - What is your proposed solution? (optional)
I see two possible solutions to this;

  1. Add a “surname prefix(es)” field besides the first- and lastname
  2. Disable automatic formatting of the surname in which the first letter in (each word of) the surname is capitalized.
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Hi @bert.mailcampaigns

Thanks for the feedback. I can see a third option:
3. Drop first name and last name, only keep “name” and let people format it the way they want.

This would solve the issue reported by mononymous people (mostly in Asia). Any thoughts?

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