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...
- Chinese surnames are used by Han Chinese and Sinicized ethnic groups in China, Brunei, Korea, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and among overseas Chinese...
- Ch'en) is one of the most common East Asian surnames of Chinese origin. It ranks as the most common surname in Singapore (2000) and Taiwan (2010). Chen...
- 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...
- romanization of several rare East Asian surnames and a common Vietnamese surname. It is a fairly common surname in the United States, ranked 975th during...
- 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...
- पन्त/पन्थ) are a group of surnames which are prevalent in India and Nepal. Pant is part of a compound of North Indian and Marathi surnames of people with a Hindu...
- 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...
- Zheng or Zhèng (Hanyu Pinyin) or Cheng (Wade-Giles) is a Chinese surname and also the name of an ancient state in today's Henan province. It is written...
- Jiang can be a pinyin transliteration of one of several Chinese surnames: 姜, commonly spelled as Jiāng, Kang, Gang, Geung, Gung, Chiang, Keung, Keong,...
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