Feature request from kassner, posted on GitHub Feb 06, 2015
Can you guys think about merging all customer's name-related fields (prefix, firstname, middlename, lastname and suffix) into a single name field? I think this makes magento a more international product.
Comment from ilol, posted on GitHub Feb 09, 2015
Great idea, @kassner. I created the feature request with internal tracking number MAGETWO-33841. Please, reference to this id in further conversation.
Comment from vpelipenko, posted on GitHub Feb 09, 2015
Also if you want to contribute suggested changes, your pull request is always welcome :-).