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 goods are harder to find but still available, according to a shop owner who asked to be identified only by his family name, Lyu.
Four candidates contested, all with the family name of Tan.
Aaluk is a family name for his wife and co-captain, Bernadette Adams.
Driving that growth is the perception that a child’s athletic achievement might improve her college prospects, lead to an athletic scholarship, and lend some prestige to the family name.
Making the family name synonymous with bigotry might be bad for the Scion hotel chain, but the abolition of the estate tax would more than compensate Trump’s actual scions for that loss.
Knowing that the family name might help drive up the price, Levine created an LLC for negotiating the purchase.
Despite the same family name, the party chief of prosperous Guangdong province has no relation to former President Hu Jintao.
His father was born Joaquin Sardiñas but changed his family name to Saunders prior to escaping the Dominican Republic under President Rafael Trujillo.
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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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