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birth name

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noun

the surname given a person at birth.

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Nearby words

birth defect, birth defects, birth family, birth father, birth mother, birth name, birth of a nation, the, birth palsy, birth pang, birth pangs, birth parent
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Examples from the Web for birth name

  • 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.

    Omaha sociology (1884 N 03 / 1881-1882 (pages 205-370))|James Owen Dorsey
  • By and by they opened their eyes in the water; hence their first birth-name, Niadi-icta-ugaba.

  • Aubrey at thirty might worry his head about her parents and her birth-name.

    Furze the Cruel|John Trevena