What does to-name mean?

Definitions for to-name

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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. Manuel Vasquez:

    In Jesus' name I pray.

  2. Mickie Zada:

    We might name him Viral.

  3. Aaron J. Munzer:

    My name's Munzer not God.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    Frailty, thy name is woman

  5. William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 1 scene 2:

    Frailty, thy name is woman!

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