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surname

(sŭr′nām)
The family name, as distinguished from the individual's given or Christian name. In some societies, the surname is written first.
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This explains why Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry don't use any family name, except for special instances.
But Mamongcal said while they shared family names with Abdullah and Omarkhayyam Maute, leader of the Islamic State-inspired armed group that laid siege to Marawi on May 23, they were not related in any way.
With the passing of time we hope that Sion's mother, or a family member, may feel more comfortable to come forward and enable us to support them and allow Sion to be laid to rest with his family name.
It may be of interest to other members to know that a risk assessment should be undertaken by their Local Health District if employees in any other department raise safety or security concerns regarding the display of family names on badges.
As per the Palestinian and Israeli rules, women's family names are changed to the family names of their husbands once they tie the knot.
I said that each one of them had changed his family name because they are all 'mongrels'.
Royston can craft a handwritten Family Name History for you, in a special offer for Sunday Mercury readers.
Giving the family name is mixing genealogy which is strictly prohibited and there are many rights which depend on the family name," he explained, adding that civil and legal rights, such as inheritance, depend on the family name.
It can get complicated if the original business name includes the family surname, and the departing relatives also intend to use the family name.
His family name was Scotto, and was not Italian, but of Scottish origin, Villalonga added.
BAHA: Officials at King Abdul Aziz International Airport here were initially confused, then amused, to find an Indian pilgrim with the family name Al-Zahrani, which is a common Saudi family name.
The Scots-based TV hopeful has taken her mother's family name of Ledgerwood but was known as Cindy Burger at school.