family name

noun

Definition of family name

  1. :  surname 2

Examples of family name in a Sentence

  1. Her family name is Smith.

  2. many women today do not change their family name when they marry

First Known Use of family name

1646


FAMILY NAME Defined for English Language Learners

family name

noun

Definition of family name for English Language Learners

  • : the name shared by the people in a family



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