What is surname and first name?
In the English speaking world, the first name is the name of the person and last name is the inherited name i.e Family name.
Each person have different names but a single inherited name..
Is your last name your surname?
In the English-speaking world, a surname is commonly referred to as a last name because it is usually placed at the end of a person’s full name, after any given names.
What if surname is blank in passport for UK visa?
If you do not have a family name on your passport, travel or identity document, enter all your given name(s) in the surname field and leave the given name field blank. Do not enter “Not applicable,” “*” or “NA.”
What is your surname?
Your surname is your family name. It is also called your “last name.” When filling out applications, type your surname as it appears on your passport, travel or identity document.
What is surname in India example?
North India Many times the middle name will be appended onto the first name, or not exist at all. The surname is most commonly a caste name however, there are some caste neutral surnames like Kumar. For example: Manohar Lal Khattar (Manohar is his first name, Lal is a middle name and Khattar is a caste surname).
Can surname be father’s name?
Surname and Last Name on forms are one and the same thing. Father’s name can sometimes be considered as such. If it is common in your community to use the father’s name as a surname, even in the form of an initial, then you may use that name (written in full) as your last name.