Translation of "surname" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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surnamenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɜː.neɪm/ us /ˈsɝː.neɪm/ mainly UK US usually last name, UK also second name

A2 the name that you share with other members of your family; last name

Her first name is Sarah but I don't know her surname. 她名叫萨拉,但是我不知道她姓什么。

More examples

  • The surname 'Smith' is very common in Britain.
  • They're sisters, are they? I knew their surname was the same, but I never made the connection.
  • How do you pronounce your surname?
  • Her first name is Sarah but I don't know her surname.

(Translation of “surname” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)