Simple Definition of middle name
: a name between a person's first name and family name
: a word that accurately describes a person's qualities
Full Definition of middle name
1 : a name between one's first name and surname
2 : a term that is particularly apt to denote a person's qualities or affinities <patience is her middle name>
Examples of middle name
President John F. Kennedy's middle name was “Fitzgerald.”
First Known Use of middle name
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