What does to-name mean?

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  1. to-name(Noun)

    A name added to another name; surname.

  2. to-name(Noun)

    A name in addition to the Christian name and surname of an individual, to distinguish him or her from others of the same name and usually indicating descent, place of residence, or some personal quality or attribute. Such to-names are often employed where the same families continually intermarry, and where consequently the same name is common to many individuals.

  3. Origin: From toname, tonome, equivalet to . Compare toname, toenaam, Zuname, tilnavn, tillnamn, tonama.

Webster Dictionary

  1. To-name(noun)

    a name added, for the sake of distinction, to one's surname, or used instead of it

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. To-name

    tōō′-nām, n. a byname, nickname, or name in addition to Christian name and surname.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of to-name in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of to-name in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Scott Walker:

    I don't think a name from the past beats a name from the past. I think you need a name from the future.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    My name will live forever, but I should not care about this at all, because I am not my name and my name is not me!

  3. Andrew Smith:

    That also means he's more polarizing because a lot of people know the Bush name, but a lot of people don't like the Bush name.

  4. John Henry Newman:

    To holy people the very name of Jesus is a name to feed upon, a name to transport. His name can raise the dead and transfigure and beautify the living.

  5. Albert Ely:

    I heard the name Bernard. Bernard is a French name, the only thing I remember is (thinking), 'How can an American call himself Bernard? It's a French name!

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