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another term for surname1
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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.
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|Noun||1.||last name - 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
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