last name

noun
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of last name

: surname 2

Examples of last name in a Sentence

  1. His first name is John and his last name is Smith.

  2. please write your first name, middle initial, and last name at the top of the form

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First Known Use of last name

1897

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LAST NAME Defined for English Language Learners

last name

noun

Definition of last name for English Language Learners

  • : the name that comes at the end of someone's full name



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