I believe the branch name is not that significant (however this is totally opinion based), only the commit is important and you are appropriately credited as the author of that commit post-merge in the main branch. Also the merge comment usually includes "merged some-repo/some-branch into main-repo/main-branch". I guess there is nothing to lose. What else do you think? Let me know if I am missing something!
Commits are important, and you are indeed right about the commit message including the name of the branch. We however do like the labels that Sourcetree(and bitbucket) adds for clarity. We would be happier if we could hide, or sort them based on their "merged" / "not-merged" state.
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