A surname also called last name or family name is a name added at the end of a person's given name. In most Spanish-speaking and Portuguese- speaking countries, two or more last names (or surnames) may be used. In Cambodia, China, Hungary, Japan, Korea, Madagascar, Taiwan, Vietnam, and parts of India, the family name is placed before a person's given name.
A surname or family name is typically a part of a person's personal name which, according to law or custom, is passed or given to children.
The majority of surnames are derived from the name of a male ancestor but in some cases were passed by the mother. Surnames, last names or family names are derived from a variety of systems and naming conventions. The surnames are influenced by religion, profession of an ancestor, region, caste etc.
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