married name


: a married woman's last name if she uses her husband's last name as her own

Full Definition of MARRIED NAME

:  a surname acquired by a woman through marriage

Examples of MARRIED NAME

  1. She used to be Susan Brown, but her married name is Susan Wilson.

First Known Use of MARRIED NAME



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