A name or appellation which is added to, or over and above, the baptismal or Christian name, and becomes a family name.
An appellation added to the original name; an agnomen.
To name or call by an appellation added to the original name; to give a surname to.
n. A person's last name
A name shared in common to identify the members of a family. Also a family name or last name.
A family name; in western cultures the last name
the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)
a family name, for the Chinese it is also a form of clan and genealogical identification since through it one could trace one's ancestors and roots back to China
an additional name added to the Proper or given name, for the sake of distinction, and so called because originally written over the other name, instead of after it, from the French Surnom, or the Latin "Super nomen," signifying above the name
a name added to a baptismal or Christian name for the purposes of making it more specific and of indicating family relationship or descent
a name added to the original name
a name borne hereditarily by all members of a family in male-line descent
means the family name (last name).
One's last name.
The last name or "family name" in western European countries. Surnames were not used in most European countries until about 1200.
A person's last name or family name.
A last name or family name traditionally passed down from father to son.
Or 'family' name, eg. "Smith".
last name; usually the same as the surname of the father.
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This is the last name or family name.
the family name that is passed down directly through generations or created.
last name, usually derived from the father. ~ Return to top of Glossary page
A person's family name or last name.
the last or family name that a person bears in common with others in his/her famil