Examples of family name in a Sentence
Her family name is Smith.
many women today do not change their family name when they marry
Recent Examples of family name from the Web
The Belk family name is splashed all over the Charlotte region, including on a freeway and buildings.
The family name was pronounced BAH-tor in Hungary but later Americanized to BAT-or.
The family name, Kubelsky, indicates origin from the village of Kobeldziszki (Kubeldzie) which was on the Holnianka River, in the township of Holny Wolmera, Sejny District of Lithuania, just to the east of Poland.
All of them enjoy positions and wealth thanks largely to their family names.
Instead of being executed, Val-El disappears into the Phantom Zone, which enables him to come back from time to time to help his grandson who is trying to clear the family name.
The draw of the family name has helped keep Kennedy’s campaign afloat.
In a vast rectangular plant outside Bari, Puglia’s capital, Francesco Divella, 70, presides over the pasta-making business that bears his family name.
Every Randazzo cousin and his sister seems to have opened a bakery with the family name, but this is the original.
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First Known Use of family name
FAMILY NAME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of family name for English Language Learners
: the name shared by the people in a family
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