- the surname given a person at birth.
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Aubrey at thirty might worry his head about her parents and her birth-name.Furze the Cruel
When they came to the surface they jumped about in the water, making it muddy; hence the birth-name for the first son, Ni-gaqude.
By and by they opened their eyes in the water; hence their first birth-name, Niadi-icta-ugaba.