Definition of Surname. Meaning of Surname. Synonyms of Surname

Definition of Surname. Meaning of Surname. Synonyms of Surname

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Surname. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Surname and, of course, Surname synonyms and on the right images related to the word Surname.

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...
- 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)...
- Public Works (B&R), Haryana and Department of Public Health Engineering (Water Supply and Sanitation), Haryana (2014) Rao (Chinese surname) Rao (title)...
- 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...
- Jewish surnames are family names of Jews that are not pseudonyms. Jews have some of the largest varieties of surnames among any ethnic group, owing to...
- Tjan; in Vietnam, Tăng. The surname Zeng is the 32nd most common surname in Mainland China. It is the 16th most common surname in Taiwan. Zengzi - Philosopher...
- 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...
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