How do I get rid of "Anonymous" as current last name?

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I entered a profile for a woman with an incorrect last name at birth and currnet last name.  I corrected the last name at birth but I don't know much about her and she doesn't have a "current" last name.  If I try to blank out the current last name, it is changed automatically to Anonymous.  How can I get rid of this so it shows up similar to other women who I have entered without spouses?
WikiTree profile: Riley-1898
in Genealogy Help by Roger Barnes G2G4 (4.7k points)

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Put her last name at birth in the current last name space.  That'll do until a married name comes along then it can be easily changed.
by Tom Bredehoft G2G6 Pilot (193k points)
selected by Maggie N.
is that better then unknown?  I put unknown when I don't know the married name that flags it for me to keep looking for the spouse.
Better thant Unknown? No, but no worse. Unless we know she was married, we do know that her last name at birth was her current last name.

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