Philip Had No Last Name Philip was mocked at prep school for having no surname.
However this Maidan is not about the surname of this next president.
Lemieux is a French-Canadian surname which means “The Best.”
My surname is human, my middle name is Jewish and my private, given, name is Israeli.
Philip was mocked at prep school for having no surname, and only ever known as “Philip of Greece.”
Yes,” replied Ibarra absently, “we shortened the surname; it was too long.
The Alpe, or bullfinch, mentioned in the above lines, also survives as a surname.
In course of time, a distinction arose in the conception of Aphrodite, expressed by the surname applied to her.
In those olden days a man did not have a surname that belonged to everyone in his family.
If a widow is re-marrying, she uses the prefix "Mrs." with her Christian names and the surname of her deceased husband.
early 14c., "name, title, or epithet added to a person's name," from sur "above" (see sur-) + name (n.); modeled on Anglo-French surnoun "surname" (early 14c.), variant of Old French surnom, from sur "over" + nom "name."
An Old English word for this was freonama, literally "free name." Meaning "family name" is first found late 14c. Hereditary surnames existed among Norman nobility in England in early 12c., among common people began to be used 13c., increasingly frequent until near universal by end of 14c. The process was later in the north of England than the south. The verb is attested from 1540s.