For Safari, enable the Develop Window and use an option in there that works. [crarko adds: I don't have an older system active at the moment to try this.
It's inevitable that older software becomes obsolete, the same way older hardware does.
I had tried a ton of suggested fixes for the issue before stumbling upon this work around. In it, I link to the Apple discussion forums at the bottom, where people have been saying that this workaround fixes the issue for them.
[crarko adds: I find I already don't have middle names in any of my Contacts, so I've not seen this.
I'd also like to understand why this works and why the problem even exists.
That's why I call it a workaround instead of a fix.
I figure Apple is mucking around with Siri and perhaps caused a bug or some sort of corruption.
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