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...
- The surname An (Chinese: 安; pinyin: Ān) literally means "peace" or "tranquility". It also serves as an abbreviation of Anxi (安息), meaning "Arsacid" in...
- most common surname in China. The surname Chen (陈/陳), based on the various Min dialects, is also Romanized as "Tan" and is a common surname among the Indonesian...
- Gowda is a surname title native to the Karnataka state of India. Gowda was originally an honorific used by the administrative head of a village. Typically...
- Chinese surnames are used by Han Chinese and Sinicized ethnic groups in China, Brunei, Korea, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and among overseas Chinese...
- the equivalent surname is Hà or Ha. Not be confused with the Vietnamese surname Hồ, which is the equivalent of the Chinese surname Hu. In Korea, the...
- Cheng can be a transcription of one of several Chinese surnames. Since the syllable Cheng represents different sounds in Hanyu pinyin and the Wade–Giles...
- Lin (Chinese: 林) is the Mandarin romanization of the Chinese surname written 林 in Chinese character. It is also used in Korea, Indonesia, Singapore and...
- Wade–Giles: Ch'en) is one of the most common East Asian surnames of Chinese origin. It is the most common surname in Taiwan (2010) and Singapore (2000). Chen is...
- of surnames of east-Asian origin, for each of which "To" (without any diacritical mark) is at least an occasional variant. Tô is a Vietnamese surname (Chữ...
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