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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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Meanwhile, an H7N9 patient surnamed Yang was discharged from a hospital at 2 p.m.
The case has no family or epidemiological connection with the province's first case, a 69-year-old man also surnamed Xiong.
However, as the vehicles were waited to be towed away, a motorcyclist surnamed Ho, 21, failed to spot the scene of the accident on time and also hit the Bentley.
A man surnamed Zhang also tested positive for the new strain of bird flu in neighboring Jiangsu Province, according to a statement issued by the provincial health department on Saturday.
Upon further questioning, the son confessed that he had two male accomplices surnamed Kao, 21, and Tsai, 23, with each being paid NT$500,000 (US$16,000) to help in the murder of Ting, according to Liberty Times.
On Neipi beach in Su'ao, an eight-year-old girl, who was enjoying the beach with her family and friends, was suddenly swept out to sea by a rogue wave and a male passerby surnamed Wu (?) jumped in the water to try to save her.
Earlier that day, also on Mystery Beach, a 52-year-old man surnamed Chou and his wife surnamed Liu, 50, were riding an ATV along with the 52-year-old ATV rental owner surnamed Ho, who was riding another ATV.
A 52-year-old man surnamed Chou and his wife surnamed Liu, 50, were riding an all terrain vehicle (ATV) along with the 52-year-old beach ATV rental owner surnamed Ho, who was riding another ATV, when they along with their ATVs were swept out to sea by big waves at 3:06 p.m., the report said.
After an initial investigation, the driver of the scooter was identified as a 17-year-old male surnamed Chang, while the alleged shooter was a 16-year-old male surnamed Lin, who is believed to have fired a total of six shots from a handgun.
On May 26, an elderly man, surnamed Chen, in Taoyuan City killed his divorced wife, surnamed Chien.
on June 2, a 23-year-old soldier surnamed Ho had just finished refueling his blue Hyundai at a gas station on Yanping Road in Pingtung County's Chaozhou Township and had barely driven 300 meters when more than 10 vehicles suddenly approached him from behind.
Last night, a rumor spread on Facebook that the suspect, surnamed Yang, was already going to be released on bail, and though this was false information, it was repeatedly shared on the social media platform.