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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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If I get married, I'll add my partner's last name to mine.
Given that Canada is a multicultural country with many different types of families, judges should treat assertions by parents that a child will face prejudice or embarrassment because of having a different last name with skepticism (from Lipphardt v.
After the question is popped, the Facebook statuses are changed, and a gay couple decide to put a ring on it, there's another issue they must tackle: their last names.
If a married couple wishes to share a last name, then, the woman must change hers.
I AM trying to trace my family who are from Wales and have the last names Parry, John and Coleman.
For example a very common predicament is when first and last names are stored together in one column, but they need to be manually split apart when a personalised email or letter has to be done.
County-issued marriage license applications and state-produced domestic partnership certificates would be amended to allow couples or individuals to jot down any last name they wish to adopt.
I heard his last name was created from his ancestry.
Alphabetized by the last name of each given slaveowner or overseer, The 1850 Census Of Georgia Slave Owners states nothing more than the owner's name, their county, and the number of slaves owned in each entry.
Typically, a person referenced in a news article by their first and last name initially and then by their last name throughout the rest of the article.
As the planning continues, you also notice that many of the voters to be called for support happen to have the same last name as the local elected representative.
In "The Business of Art" feature (February 2006), the last name of the founder of The Boys Choir of Harlem was spelled incorrectly.