Definition of née in English:

née

Line breaks: née
Pronunciation: /neɪ
 
/

adjective

Originally called; born (used in giving a married woman’s maiden name after her surname): Mary Toogood, née Johnson
More example sentences
  • His wife Attracta O'Malley, nee Moffitt, was born and raised in Charlestown.
  • Nora, nee Conway, was born in Kilnock, Brickens and emigrated to America in her young years.
  • Anna Zemankova, nee Vesela, was born August 23, 1908 in Olomouc, Moravia.
Synonyms

Origin

mid 18th century: French, literally 'born', feminine past participle of naître; compare with .

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