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 template Infobox surname is being considered for merging. › The surname An (Chinese: 安; pinyin: Ān) literally means "peace" or "tranquility". It...
- Infobox surname is being considered for merging. › Tan, the pinyin romanization of 譚, is the 67th most common surname in China. The surname Chen ((陈/陳))...
- ‹ The template Infobox surname is being considered for merging. › Wu is the pinyin transliteration of the Chinese surname 吳 (Traditional Chinese), 吴 (Simplified...
- ‹ The template Infobox surname is being considered for merging. › He or Ho is the Romanised transliteration of several Chinese family names. Of these...
- Jiang can be a pinyin transliteration of one of several Chinese surnames: 姜, commonly spelled as Jiāng, Kang, Gang, Geung, Gung, Chiang, Keung, Keong,...
- 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...
- template Infobox surname is being considered for merging. › Smith is a surname originating in England. It is the most prevalent surname in the United Kingdom...
- Chinese surnames are used by Han Chinese and Sinicized ethnic groups in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Brunei, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Indonesia...
- Gowda (also known as Gauda or Gouda) is a surname native to the Karnataka state of India. Gowda was originally an honorific used by the administrative...
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