Surnames



noun
1.
the name that a person has in common with other family members, as distinguished from a Christian name or 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.
verb (used with object), surnamed, surnaming.
3.
to give a surname to; call by a surname.
noun
1.
Also called last name, second name. a family name as opposed to a first or Christian name
2.
(formerly) a descriptive epithet attached to a person’s name to denote a personal characteristic, profession, etc; nickname
verb
3.
(transitive) to furnish with or call by a surname

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