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middle name

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


n.
a name occurring between a person's first and family names.
[1825–35, Amer.]
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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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Translations

middle name

nsecondo nome m
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References in classic literature ?
'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.
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.
The name given me by my mother was, "Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey." 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." I started from Baltimore bearing the name of "Stanley." When I got to New York, I again changed my name to "Fred- erick Johnson," and thought that would be the last change.
McLaurin is Robin's middle name and the couple has nicknamed the baby Mickey.
At Paddy Power, the joint favourites were "Alexander" and "James", although the odds of "Oliver" were also narrowing.Arthur, which dates back to the legend of King Arthur, is a popular middle name in the royal family -- held by Prince Charles, Prince William and William's son Louis.
Make your Round 1 picks for Liel's middle name here.
Other contenders for baby girl names include Alexandra, which is Queen Elizabeth II's middle name, and Alexandrina, which was the first name given to (https://www.ibtimes.com/prince-harry-meghan-markles-baby-may-be-named-victoria-or-albert-2749183) Queen Victoria.
She wrote: "Dear Care and Feeding, my son is two months old, and I just discovered my husband spelled our son's middle name as 'Finlay' instead of 'Finley' on all his legal documentation."
A WOMAN whose middle name is Armistice is celebrating her 100th birthday on the centenary of the end of the Great War.
A Canadian tribunal has awarded an Iranian-Canadian family $1,100 after a British Columbia travel agency misspelled their toddler's middle name, as a result of which British Airways refused to let their child board a flight from Tehran to Canada.