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sur·name

 (sûr′nām′)
n.
1. A name shared in common to identify the members of a family, as distinguished from each member's given name. Also called family name, last name.
2. A nickname or epithet added to a person's name.
tr.v. sur·named, sur·nam·ing, sur·names
To give a surname to.

[Middle English, partial translation of Old French surnom : sur-, sur- + nom, name.]

surname

(ˈsɜːˌneɪm)
n
1. Also called: last name or second name a family name as opposed to a first or Christian name
2. (formerly) a descriptive epithet attached to a person's name to denote a personal characteristic, profession, etc; nickname
vb
(tr) to furnish with or call by a surname
[C14: via Anglo-French from Old French surnom. See sur-1, name]
ˈsurˌnamer n

sur•name

(ˈsɜrˌneɪm; v. also sɜrˈneɪm)

n., v. -named, -nam•ing. n.
1. the name that a person has in common with other family members, as distinguished from a given name; family name.
2. a name added to a person's name, as one indicating a circumstance of birth or some characteristic or achievement; epithet.
v.t.
3. to give a surname to; call by a surname.
[1300–50]

surname


Past participle: surnamed
Gerund: surnaming

Imperative
surname
surname
Present
I surname
you surname
he/she/it surnames
we surname
you surname
they surname
Preterite
I surnamed
you surnamed
he/she/it surnamed
we surnamed
you surnamed
they surnamed
Present Continuous
I am surnaming
you are surnaming
he/she/it is surnaming
we are surnaming
you are surnaming
they are surnaming
Present Perfect
I have surnamed
you have surnamed
he/she/it has surnamed
we have surnamed
you have surnamed
they have surnamed
Past Continuous
I was surnaming
you were surnaming
he/she/it was surnaming
we were surnaming
you were surnaming
they were surnaming
Past Perfect
I had surnamed
you had surnamed
he/she/it had surnamed
we had surnamed
you had surnamed
they had surnamed
Future
I will surname
you will surname
he/she/it will surname
we will surname
you will surname
they will surname
Future Perfect
I will have surnamed
you will have surnamed
he/she/it will have surnamed
we will have surnamed
you will have surnamed
they will have surnamed
Future Continuous
I will be surnaming
you will be surnaming
he/she/it will be surnaming
we will be surnaming
you will be surnaming
they will be surnaming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been surnaming
you have been surnaming
he/she/it has been surnaming
we have been surnaming
you have been surnaming
they have been surnaming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been surnaming
you will have been surnaming
he/she/it will have been surnaming
we will have been surnaming
you will have been surnaming
they will have been surnaming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been surnaming
you had been surnaming
he/she/it had been surnaming
we had been surnaming
you had been surnaming
they had been surnaming
Conditional
I would surname
you would surname
he/she/it would surname
we would surname
you would surname
they would surname
Past Conditional
I would have surnamed
you would have surnamed
he/she/it would have surnamed
we would have surnamed
you would have surnamed
they would have surnamed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.surname - the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)
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"
maiden name - a woman's surname before marriage

surname

noun family name, last name, patronymic, matronymic She'd never known his surname.
Translations
إسْم العائِلَهلَقَب
příjmení
efternavn
sukunimi
prezime
vezetéknév
marga
eftirnafn
uzvārds
priezvisko
priimek
efternamnfamiljenamn
นามสกุล
họ

surname

[ˈsɜːneɪm]
A. Napellido m
B. VTapellidar

surname

[ˈsɜːrneɪm] nnom m de famille

surname

nNachname m, → Familienname m; what is his surname?wie heißt er mit Nachnamen?

surname

[ˈsɜːˌneɪm] ncognome m

surname

(ˈsəːneim) noun
a person's family name. The common way of addressing people is by their surnames, preceded by Mr, Mrs, Miss, Dr etc; Smith is a common British surname.

surname

لَقَب příjmení efternavn Nachname επίθετο apellido sukunimi nom de famille prezime cognome achternaam etternavn nazwisko apelido, sobrenome фамилия efternamn นามสกุล soyadı họ 姓氏

surname

n. apellido, nombre de familia.

surname

n apellido; maternal — apellido materno; paternal — apellido paterno
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