maiden name definition

  • noun:
    • a lady's family name before she's hitched. Applied of a surname that's changed by a female whenever she marries. Also known as delivery title.
    • A married female's initial final name; the woman title when she was a maiden.
    • a woman's surname before marriage
  • adjective:
    • the surname of a woman before the woman wedding.

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