Definition of Surname. Meaning of Surname. Synonyms of Surname

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Definition of Surname

Surname
Surname Sur*name", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surnamed; p. pr. & vb. n. Surnaming.] [Cf. F. surnommer.] To name or call by an appellation added to the original name; to give a surname to. Another shall subscribe with his hand unto the Lord, and surname himself by the name of Israel. --Isa. xliv. 5. And Simon he surnamed Peter. --Mark iii. 16.

Meaning of Surname from wikipedia

- A surname, family name, or last name is the portion (in some cultures) of a personal name that indicates a person's family (or tribe or community, depending...
- Chinese surnames are used by Han Chinese and Sinicized ethnic groups in China, Taiwan, Korea, Vietnam and among overseas Chinese communities around the...
- Qín, is a Chinese surname 譚, the 67th most common surname in China. Two origins have been suggested for the Tan surname: The surname came from the ancient...
- pinyin: Chén; Wade–Giles: Ch'en) is a common East Asian surname. It is the most common surname in Taiwan (2010) and Singapore (2000). Chen is also the...
- Gowda is a surname title native to the Karnataka state of India.It meant for a person who is farmer by profession and owns land in the village.The Kannada...
- The surname An is present in both Korea and China, though unrelated.(Chinese: 安; pinyin: Ān) literally means "peace" or "tranquility". It also serves...
- Jewish surnames are family names used by Jews and of Jewish origin. Jewish surnames are thought to be of comparatively recent origin; the first known Jewish...
- pinyin transliteration of the Chinese surname 吳 (Simplified Chinese 吴), which is the tenth most common surname[when?] in Mainland China. Wú (吳) is the...
- Varmā, Verma, Varman, or Burman are surnames found in India and South-East Asia. Often the surnames of people from the Marwari or Marwadi an Indian ethnic...
- (/ˈhwɑːŋ/; simplified Chinese: 黄; traditional Chinese: 黃) is a Chinese surname that means "Yellow". While Huáng is the pinyin romanization of the word...
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