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Handling alternate spellings of a personal name

Siegfried Giedion seems to be the more common spelling, and it's generally a good idea to pick the spelling that is better established. Still, you should probably note that there are two spellings, ...
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Proper term for the name format of just calling someone by their family name

From my experience, formal settings are varied, as you allude to in your question, and the form of address would differ accordingly. Military: rank last name, i.e. Lieutenant Smith. In case of ...
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Proper term for the name format of just calling someone by their family name

I feel your question is missing one of the most common forms of address: "Mr Smith." You wouldn't normally address someone as "John Smith". You might do so with a child, but ...
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