surname


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to surname: Surname List
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for surname

Synonyms for surname

the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)

References in classic literature ?
Recollecting, however, that the valiant Amadis was not content to call himself curtly Amadis and nothing more, but added the name of his kingdom and country to make it famous, and called himself Amadis of Gaul, he, like a good knight, resolved to add on the name of his, and to style himself Don Quixote of La Mancha, whereby, he considered, he described accurately his origin and country, and did honour to it in taking his surname from it.
More to the south we saw many pure Indians: indeed, all the inhabitants of some of the islets retain their Indian surnames.
In buying nearly 50 million records from the state with the nation's second largest Hispanic population, a researcher for the White House panel checked a box on two Texas public voter data request forms explicitly asking for the "Hispanic surname flag notation," to be included in information sent to the commission, according to copies of the signed and notarized state forms.
The members of the British royal family, who are more popularly known by their first names, have a surname too.
To register a surname as a trademark in connection with a business, the Trademark Office considers multiple factors in evaluating whether a trademark will be perceived as predominantly a surname: Is the proposed trademark a common surname, or is it rare?
when a woman chooses not to take her husband's surname after marriage, people perceive her husband as being higher in traits related to femininity and lower in traits related to masculinity.
Jola--an ethnic group in Sengal Jaakkola--a Finnish surname Aqqaa--in Tunisia addoom--to award Reebbay--place in Somalia cheekke--check tiffoon--typhoon Styggaa--stream in Norway beggoon--begum urhheen--Chinese fiddle Iikka--surname Hiippo--house in Finland chiirre--to coo like a pigeon miitte-may allaas-alas lladd--Welsh: to kill, cut llawdde--Welsh: skilful alliin--an amino acid found in garlic mimmood--primly reticent Annaas--in Bible Blennid--a fish annuum--species name of plant genus Capsicum Budennyy--in Kyrgystan chookka--a computer communications tool hooqqa-var.
Both the two-year-old and 10-year-old children, accompanied by their family, appeared before the NBI on Wednesday to clear their names because some of them are surnamed 'Maute' while others, with the surname 'Bandrang,' are their relatives.
HERE'S an unusual branch to exploring family trees - finding the origin of your surname.
In oral testimony she is described simply as Mavis; some journalists in 1953 recorded her surname as Mkonebi (487, 488).
His surname is that of her family's rivals, the Montagues.
What was the surname of the brother and sister duo who won the 1980 Wimbledon Mixed Doubles title?
50, represents a lifetime of research by George who more than 60 years ago first realised that it is the geographical distribution of a surname which often helps to explain its meaning.