I want to know the right way of saying the following phrase:

1, "Account holder name."

2, "Account's holder name."

I would like to know which of previous phrases is correct and if there is a different way to say this phrase please let me know.

I want to use this phrase to ask my customers for the name of the owner of the account like in a phrase like "May I have the account's holder name please." Please help me out because I really want to know.

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    You are asking for the name of the account holder (the person who holds the account). Thus it's account holder's name. One doesn't really approach this from the account, so you don't ask about the account's holder. May 5, 2018 at 10:28

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The possession belongs to the holder of the account, not the account itself. Therefore you want to ask your customers for the "account holder's name."

  • You do not address the option account holder name. May 5, 2018 at 18:10

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