- Originally called; born (used in giving a married woman’s maiden name after her surname): Mary Toogood, née JohnsonMore 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.
mid 18th century: French, literally 'born', feminine past participle of naître; compare with né.