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A family name (in Western contexts often referred to as a surname or last name) is typically a part of a person's name which has been passed, according to law or custom, from one or both parents to their children. The use of family names is common in many cultures around the world. Each culture has its own rules as to how these names are applied and used.
- Whale Rider – My Name is Paikea Apirana
- Making a Name: Women's Surnames at Marriage and Beyond on aeaweb.org
- Surnames as trade marks: an Indian perspective on jiplp.oxfordjournals.org
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“It's Smith, actually.' Dr Smith smiled, bowing. 'I've remembered that my name is Smith. Almost definitely. Good old English name. Hopefully means 'noble valiant warriot' and not 'he who hits kittens with a hammer.' You'd be surprised the derivations of common surnames in the English countryside...” ― James Goss, Doctor Who: Dead of Winter
“And does Alan have a last name?" I asked. "Probably," said Curtis, "but we have a 'if you have to ask, you don't need to know because I don't want to friend you on Facebook' policy.” ― Aldous Mercer, The Prince and the Program