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(v. t.) To name or call by an appellation added to the original name; to give a surname to.
(n.) An appellation added to the original name; an agnomen.
(n.) A name or appellation which is added to, or over and above, the baptismal or Christian name, and becomes a family name.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Surname'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/s/surname.html. 1828.