noun Chiefly Scot.

a nickname, especially one to distinguish a person from others of the same name.
a surname.

Origin of to-name

before 950; Middle English; Old English tōnama. See to, name Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for to-name



Scot a nickname used to distinguish one person from others of the same name
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