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synonyms for surname

  • last name
  • cognomen
  • matronymic
  • metronymic
  • patronymic
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Yin Hongzhang, who shares a surname with Sinovac’s CEO but is no relation, was sentenced in 2017 to a decade in prison for taking bribes from Sinovac and seven other companies.
AS CHINA NEARS A CORONAVIRUS VACCINE, BRIBERY CLOUD HANGS OVER DRUGMAKER SINOVACEVA DOUDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“In the vaccine industry, we usually give a commission to the person in charge to encourage them to use our vaccines,” one Sinovac salesperson, identified only by the surname Yang, said in a 2017 case in the southern province of Guangdong.
AS CHINA NEARS A CORONAVIRUS VACCINE, BRIBERY CLOUD HANGS OVER DRUGMAKER SINOVACEVA DOUDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Yin Hongzhang’s wife, identified in court testimony only by her surname, Guo, told the court that she and her husband picked up the cash in a hotel lobby and never volunteered to repay the loan.
AS CHINA NEARS A CORONAVIRUS VACCINE, BRIBERY CLOUD HANGS OVER DRUGMAKER SINOVACEVA DOUDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He was 4 when his parents divorced, and two years later he adopted the surname Cordier from his stepfather.
DANIEL CORDIER, FRENCH RESISTANCE HERO, DIES AT 100PHIL DAVISONNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
From the Revolution forward, as Cheney outlines, its votaries promoted the intellectual depth and known virtues of those with recognizable surnames and long family legacies.
FOUR PRESIDENTS WHO PUT VIRGINIA’S STAMP ON EARLY AMERICAANDREW BURSTEINOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Those of the plates which have only a surname upon them, indicate that the place is a lodging house.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Her face was pale and her sensuous lips were the color of her skin, whence her surname.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
You love to banter; you love to give me that surname of 'Rich,' to me, now no less poor than Job.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Most people nowadays have one or more Christian names and a surname, but this was not always the case.
STORIES THAT WORDS TELL USELIZABETH O'NEILL
Kent is quite a well-known surname, as also are Derby, Buxton, and many other names of English places.
STORIES THAT WORDS TELL USELIZABETH O'NEILL
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WORDS RELATED TO SURNAME

  • alias
  • epithet
  • surname
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