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...
- Chinese surnames are used by Han Chinese and Sinicized ethnic groups in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Brunei, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Indonesia...
- 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...
- Public Works (B&R), Haryana and Department of Public Health Engineering (Water Supply and Sanitation), Haryana (2014) Rao (Chinese surname) Rao (title)...
- Hu (胡) is a Chinese surname. In 2006, it was the 15th most common surname in China. In 2013, it was the 13th most common in China, with 13.7 million Chinese...
- Mistri, is a surname found in India or amongst people of Indian origin. Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and even West Bengal. This surname is used...
- the mother's family surname(s) and the surname(s) are the father's family surname(s). For practicality, usually only the last surname (excluding prepositions)...
- Gowda (also known as Gauda or Gouda) is a surname native to the Karnataka state of India. It is mainly found among the Vokkaligas in south Karnataka,...
- Jiang can be a pinyin transliteration of one of several Chinese surnames: 江, commonly spelled as Jiāng, Chiang, Gong, Kong, Kang 蔣, commonly spelled as...
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