Definition of second name in English:

second name

Syllabification: sec·ond name

noun

  • A surname.
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    • When I tell you that his first name was Sam and his second name was Maguire, you will understand why he proved so popular.
    • Not many cats have second names but Amber does.
    • The Times has a charming article about Mongolia's reintroduction of second names, which were banned in the Soviet era because they reinforced tribal bonds.

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