Synonyms and Antonyms of surname

  1. 1 a name shared by members of a family judging from your surname, I'd guess that your family is Italian Synonyms family name, last name Related Words maiden name, married name; cognomen, epithet, sobriquet (also soubriquet)

  2. 2 a descriptive or familiar name given instead of or in addition to the one belonging to an individual “da Vinci” was Leonardo's surname but not his family name, Vinci being the town near Florence where the great artist was born Synonyms alias, byname, cognomen, epithet, handle, moniker (also monicker), sobriquet (also soubriquet), nicknameRelated Words appellation, denomination, denotation, designation, label, tag, title; anonym, nom de guerre, nom de plume, pen name, pseudonym

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capable of being understood in two ways

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