family name

family name


: the name shared by the people in a family

Full Definition of FAMILY NAME

:  surname 2

Examples of FAMILY NAME

  1. Her family name is Smith.
  2. <many women today do not change their family name when they marry>

First Known Use of FAMILY NAME


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