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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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Prime Minister Harold Macmillan said that the Queen "absolutely needed to revisit" the issue of the family name because "it had been irritating her husband since 1952."
Meanwhile, also in Kaohsiung, a Chinese tourist identified by her family name Kang called for help immediately after discovering that her fellow Chinese traveler, identified as Zhao, had fallen unconscious while taking a shower, the police said.
I salute him for his courage to speak the truth, fight for his family name and reputation in spite of the threat to his life,' Barreto wrote.
Until 1917, the royals didn't use family names and they still aren't very common today.
Sania spoke about her personal experiences of gender discrimination, where she has heard some of her relatives telling her parents that they should have had a son so that the family name continue.
The most common Korean family name is Kim, followed by Lee and Park.
Each frequently finds themselves at the center of legal disputes over the right to use and/or register ones family name (or surname) as a trademark.[1] Indeed, our region is no stranger to this controversial issue.
Kaul was the original family name. This changed to Kaul-Nehru and, in later years, Kaul was dropped and the family name became only "Nehru".
As part of my research I have come across the family name of Ditchburn, who seemed to be stalwarts of that congregation from the 19th century right until the end in 1951.
1 An Austrian man has won the right to change his family name back to Zebra.
I've read one theory that they wanted to protect the family name. But since the family name had been changed from Horowitz when they first arrived in the United States, you have to wonder what was going on there.
Al-Watan paper, meantime, has claimed that al-Jarba is not the real family name of Tarrad.