verb (used with object), sur·named, sur·nam·ing.
Words nearby surname
OTHER WORDS FROM surnameun·sur·named, adjective
Examples from the Web for surnames
They did not even have surnames, other than patronymics ("son of" names).
The introduction of surnames at the font permitted private predilections full play.Curiosities of Puritan Nomenclature|Charles W. Bardsley
Nearly all of them are common, in their simple form, both as specific place-names and as surnames.The Romance of Names|Ernest Weekley
By what right do you, who only call each other by your surnames, wish to prevent me from following your example?The Indian Scout|Gustave Aimard