surname Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “surname” - Learner’s Dictionary

surname

noun [C]     /ˈsɜːneɪm/
A2 the name that you and other members of your family all have: His surname is Walker.Names and titles
Translations of “surname”
in Arabic كُنْية…
in Korean 성…
in Malaysian nama keluarga…
in French nom de famille…
in Turkish soyisim…
in Italian cognome…
in Chinese (Traditional) 姓…
in Russian фамилия…
in Polish nazwisko…
in Vietnamese họ…
in Spanish apellido…
in Portuguese sobrenome…
in Thai นามสกุล…
in German der Nachname…
in Catalan cognom…
in Japanese 名字, 姓…
in Indonesian nama keluarga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 姓…
(Definition of surname from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ray

a narrow beam of light, heat, etc. travelling in a straight line from its place of origin

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More