Associations to the word «Surname»


SURNAME, noun. (obsolete) An additional name, particularly those derived from a birthplace, quality, or achievement; an epithet.
SURNAME, noun. (obsolete) An additional name given to a person, place, or thing; a byname or nickname.
SURNAME, noun. The name a person shares with other members of that person's family, distinguished from that person's given name or names; a family name.
SURNAME, noun. (Classical studies) The cognomen of Roman names.
SURNAME, noun. (Scottish) (obsolete) A clan.
SURNAME, verb. To give a surname.
SURNAME, verb. To call by a surname.

Dictionary definition

SURNAME, noun. The name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name).

Wise words

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao Tzu