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maiden name

noun

: a woman's family name before she is married

Full Definition of MAIDEN NAME

:  the surname of a woman before she marries

Examples of MAIDEN NAME

  1. After she divorced, she took back her maiden name.

First Known Use of MAIDEN NAME

1689
MAIDEN NAME Defined for Kids

maiden name

noun

Definition of MAIDEN NAME for Kids

:  a woman's last name before she is married

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