"Last name first" Budapest Local Custom Tip by biggeorge

Budapest Local Customs: 232 reviews and 280 photos

When Hungarians tell you their name it goes last name first then the christian name. So i'd be Masters George. However if they realize that you're foreign and not used to it they will switch it round making it very confusing.
Also a lot of Hungarians have names like Zoltan or Attila that can make them sound like Bond villians.

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  • Written Jun 3, 2004
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