married name

noun
|Updated on: 28 Jun 2018

Definition of married name

: a surname acquired by a woman through marriage

Examples of married name in a Sentence

  1. She used to be Susan Brown, but her married name is Susan Wilson.

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First Known Use of married name

1903

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MARRIED NAME Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of married name for English Language Learners

  • : a married woman's last name if she uses her husband's last name as her own


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