middle name

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middle name

n.
A name that occurs between a person's first name and surname.

middle name

n
1. a name between a person's first name and surname
2. a characteristic quality for which a person is known: caution is my middle name.

mid′dle name′


n.
a name occurring between a person's first and family names.
[1825–35, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.middle name - a name between your first name and your surname
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
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middle name

nsecondo nome m
References in classic literature ?
Mother would like to call them Jane and Frances and give up their middle names, but she says it wouldn't be fair to father.
I, how- ever, had dispensed with the two middle names long before I left Maryland so that I was generally known by the name of "Frederick Bailey.
Uncle Ira's middle name,' he said, 'was Bloomingdale.
His hair was short and parted accurately in the middle, and he had all the look of an American person who would be likely to begin his signature with an initial, and spell his middle name out.
What are the middle names of British monarch Queen Elizabeth II?
Other suggestions include Alexandra or Mary, the Queen's two middle names and the names of her grandmother Queen Mary and greatgrandmother Queen Alexandra - or Amelia, the name of one of George III's daughters.
Other suggestions include Alexandra or Mary - the Queen's two middle names and the names of her grandmother Queen Mary and great-grandmother Queen Alexandra - or Amelia, one of George III's daughters.
Nobody's first and middle names start with the same letters.
FORMER Cardiff City mid-fielder Charlie Oatway famously has the whole of the 1973-74 QPR squad as his middle names and another set of proud parents have continued the football fan tradition this week.
The name Williraye is actually a combination of their middle names.
Arbiter isn't the only one guessing the potential names for the newborn, bidders are also taking bets on the child's possible first and middle names.
He will also have the middle names Stewart, after Justine's father, and Thornton, which is her surname, according to a Labour Party spokesman.