plural of surname
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as in family names
a name shared by members of a family judging from your surname, I'd guess that your family is Italian

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as in nicknames
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

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surnames

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verb

present tense third-person singular of surname

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“Surnames.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/surnames. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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