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

- In some cultures, a surname, family name, or last name is the portion of one's personal name that indicates one's family, tribe or community. Practices...
- followed by two surnames. Historically, the first surname was the father's first surname, and the second the mother's first surname. In recent years...
- Chinese surnames are used by Han Chinese and Sinicized ethnic groups in China, Taiwan, Korea, Vietnam, and among overseas Chinese communities around the...
- 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...
- usually the mother's family surname(s) and the father's family surname(s). For practicality, usually only the last surname (excluding prepositions) is...
- different ****anese surnames, as determined by their kanji, although many of these are pronounced and romanized similarly. The top 10 surnames cover approximately...
- Kim or Gim (Hangul: 김) is the most common surname in Korea. As of the South Korean census of 2015, there were 10,689,959 people by this name in South...
- outside Vietnam, is a Vietnamese surname formerly written as 張 in Chữ Nôm. It is derived from the very common Chinese surname Zhang (simplified Chinese: 张;...
- (/ˈhwɑːŋ/; traditional Chinese: 黃; simplified Chinese: 黄) is a Chinese surname that originally means and refers to jade people were wearing and decorating...
- Ro or Lho is also a surname of Korean and other origins. The Korean Roh (also romanized Noh) derives from the Chinese surname Lu 盧/卢 or Lu 魯/鲁. Roh...