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Would "Is 'maiden name' now considered sexist" be off-topic? Can I ask if née replaces it in the same question?

Yes, it is on-topic. Asking for questions to elucidate the nuance of meaning in words is one essential use of ELU. It is not asking for opinions about the meaning (whether you like or support the ...
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Would "Is 'maiden name' now considered sexist" be off-topic? Can I ask if née replaces it in the same question?

Mitch has already explained why the question would be within the topic of this site and the upvotes, together with the absence of downvotes, suggest that there is a considerable agreement about that. ...
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