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 of a personal name that indicates a person's family (or tribe or community, depending on the culture)...
- In the Western tradition of surnames, there are several types of double surname (also double-barrelled surname). If the two names are joined with a hyphen...
- Smith is a surname originating in England. It is the most prevalent surname in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and the United States, the second...
- These are lists of the most common Chinese surnames in China (People's Republic of China), Taiwan (Republic of China), and the Chinese diaspora overseas...
- by two family names (surnames). The first surname is usually the father's first surname, and the second the mother's first surname. In recent years, the...
- Gaelic surnames shows Scottish Gaelic surnames beside their English language equivalent. Unlike English surnames (but in the same way as Slavic surnames),...
- The most common surnames in the world are, in order, Lee (or Li), Zhang, Wang, Chang, Nguyen, Garcia, Gonzalez, Hernandez, Smith, Smirnov, and Müller....
- their surnames in hangul. Between 2000 and 2015, more than 4,800 new surnames were registered. During the census, a total of 5,582 distinct surnames were...
- Surname conventions and laws vary around the world. This article gives an overview of surnames around the world. In Argentina, normally only...
- Chinese surnames List of Korea-related topics Zwetsloot, Jacco (12 April 2009). "Everything you ever wanted to know about Korean surnames". korea.net...