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...
- 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...
- Chinese surnames are used by Han Chinese and Sinicized ethnic groups in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Brunei, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Indonesia...
- 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...
- common East Asian surnames of Chinese origin. It ranks as the 5th most common surname in China as of 2007 and the most common surname in Singapore (2000)...
- Tan, the pinyin romanization of 譚, is the 67th most common surname in China. The surname Chen ((陈/陳)) based on the various Min dialects is also Romanized...
- 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...
- List of most common surnames in Asia Lists of East Asian surnames List of most common surnames in Europe List of most common surnames in North America List...
- 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. Jewish surnames are thought to be of recent origin; the first known Jewish family names date to the middle ages...
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