Examples of surname in a Sentence
judging from your surname, I'd guess that your family is Italian
“da Vinci” was Leonardo's surname but not his family name, Vinci being the town near Florence where the great artist was born
Recent Examples of surname from the Web
Their top leaders share a surname, though Alibaba’s Jack Ma and Tencent’s Pony Ma aren’t related.
The Swedish artist -- who performs mononymously under her surname -- soon discovered her true passion, which was to create music that resonates with her personally.
These days the four most common surnames in Prato are Chen, Hu, Lin and Wang.
Prince George reportedly uses Cambridge as his surname at school, so the royal baby will likely follow suit.
An article on Monday about Turning Point USA’s Young Women’s Leadership Summit, a conservative conference, misspelled the surname of a woman who attended the event.
Rob Gronkowski, the New England Patriots tight end who owns a stake in the horse with his surname, will be among the crowd watching.
Queen Elizabeth's descendants carry the name Windsor as well as the name Mountbatten, which reflects her husband Prince Philip’s surname.
Sometimes a slave owner’s surname was passed down through several generations.
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SURNAME Defined for English Language Learners
: the name that is shared by the people in a family
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