Family-name definition

The name of one's family, used after one's given name; surname.
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The definition of a family name, also called a surname, is a last name to identify the members of a family.

An example of family name is "Obama" to Barack's family.

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A first or middle name that is or was a surname within the family, as the mother's maiden name.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
family-name
Plural:
family-names