Meaning of “married name” in the English Dictionary


"married name" in English

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married namenoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈmæ ˌneɪm/ us /ˈ ˌneɪm/

A woman's married name is the family name she takes after getting married:

She used to be Rachel Elliot - I think her married name is Cartwright.

(Definition of “married name” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)