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apellido

  
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1    (=nombre de familia)   surname, family name  
  apellido de soltera   maiden name
2    (=apodo)   nickname  
APELLIDO     
In the Spanish-speaking world most people use two apellidos, the first being their father's first surname, and the second their mother's first surname: e.g. the surname of the children of Juan García López, married to Carmen Pérez Rodríguez would be García Pérez. Married women normally retain their own surnames but in exceptional cases they add their husband's first surname to their first surname: e.g. Carmen Pérez de García. In such cases she could also be referred to as (la) señora de García. In Latin America it is usual for the second surname to be shortened to an initial in correspondence: e.g. Juan García L.  
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nm.
married name
pref.
married name
exp.
maiden name
exp.
Pierce is her married name
exp.
his surname is completely unfamiliar to me
exp.
first the surname and then the forename
exp.
I can't think of his name
exp.
they've spelt my surname wrong
exp.
full name
exp.
name in full
exp.
they have similar surnames
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'apellido' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
apellido
exp.
de apellido Pérez
n.
el apellido de casada
exp.
cambiarse el apellido oficialmente
exp.
se inscribió en el paro {or} desempleo con el apellido Smith
n.
los apellidos
[INFO]
exp.
nombre y apellidos
exp.
se llaman por los apellidos
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"apellido": examples and translations in context
Digo, tiene un apellido diferente. I mean, she has a different last name.
Y ni siquiera sabía tu apellido. And I didn't even have a last name to go by.
Pero antes de disociarse del apellido Bluth... But before she could disassociate herself from the Bluth name...
Y ni siquiera recuerdo mi apellido. And I can't even remember my name.
Sería creíble ya que comparten el mismo apellido. It will be believable since you share the same surname.
Abandonará vuestra familia y cambiará su apellido. She will leave your family and change her surname.
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