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'LPBW': Why Isabel Is Not Using Roloff Name?

Little People, Big World fans have been wondering why Isabel Sofia Rock rarely uses the Roloff surname publicly, even after marrying Jacob. The young couple tied the knot in 2019 and has been living a happy family life since.

But two years into the marriage, Isabel still uses Rock as her last name, especially on social media. The first-time mom finally explained the reason behind this.

Little People, Big World: Why Isabel Rock Is Not Using Jacob Roloff's Last Name?

Those who follow Isabel Rock on Instagram probably noticed that she's not using Jacob Roloff's last name. The LPBW star took it upon herself to explain this and even revealed some surprising facts about her name.

In a series of IG posts, Izzy said that Rock was her mother Toni's maiden name. She pointed out that she started going by Isabel Sofia Rock after her mom passed away. Jacob's wife also explained that while her father's surname is in her birth certificate, she publicly used Rock to honor her late mom.

Isabel Rock further shared that while she's "legally a Roloff," she's going to be "a Rock forever." The LPBW celeb added that she's "probably always going to go by Rock publicly," and it's something she's very proud of.

LPBW: Isabel Rock

Pic credit: @isabelsofiarock/Instagram

LPBW: Isabela Shares a Part of Her Family's Past

Isabela Rock also posted an old sepia-toned photograph of her mom, Toni, with her uncle Jim taken sometime in the 1970s. The LPBW star shared that she wanted to be like the Rock siblings.

"My mom Toni Rock and my uncle Jim Rock in the 70's. Coupla badasses," Isabel wrote. "This is why I still use the last name Rock, to be cool like these two."

Her followers were quick to point out the resemblance between Isabel and her mother. One follower said her Uncle Jim looked a lot like Glenn Frey from the famous rock band Eagles. Another thought he resembled actor Sam Elliott.

LPBW: Isabel Roloff - Jacob Roloff

Pic credit: Isabel Roloff/Instagram

Isabel Shares the Real Deal on Her Relationship With Her Father

There is no doubt that Isabel Rock adores her mom, who passed away in 2014 after losing her battle with breast cancer. It's a different story with her father, though.

The social media personality shared an emotional post last year, revealing that she and her father had a strained relationship for years. Her parents separated around the time she was born. 

The LPBW star has been trying to overcome the "hurt and trauma" of growing up without a father. Thanks in part to her husband, Jacob, and son, Mateo, Isabel is inching closer than ever to have a better relationship with her Chilean dad.