nee

or née

[ ney ]
/ neɪ /

adjective

born (placed after the name of a married woman to introduce her maiden name): Madame de Staël, nee Necker.

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Origin of nee

1750–60; < French, feminine of (past participle of naître to be born) ≪ Latin nātus (see native)
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British Dictionary definitions for nee

née

nee

/ (neɪ) /

adjective

indicating the maiden name of a married womanMrs Bloggs née Blandish

Word Origin for née

C19: from French: past participle (fem) of naître to be born, from Latin nascī
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