second name


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second name

n
another term for surname1
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It will come as a shock to you to know that my second name is something awful!
A few moments later I saw her deep in conversation with a warrior named Zad; a big, hulking, powerful brute, but one who had never made a kill among his own chieftains, and a second name only with the metal of some chieftain.
His name, it appeared, was Beppo, second name unknown.
After naming their first born, Maria Isabella, the couple revealed their plans of giving the same to their upcoming second daughter, only replacing the second name with Gabriela.
Meghan Markle doesn't use her first name Rachel and instead goes by her second name Meghan for a reason.
The 24-year-old beauty queen was the second name called by host Steve Harvey at the pageant held in Bangkok, Thailand.
He said that government believes in transferring powers at local level as that is second name of Tabdeeli.
He said that PTI Government believes in transferring powers at local level as that is second name of Tabdeeli.