surname

surname — An inherited or family name; in western cultures the last name.

Synopsis

surname ::= [-]

Description

A surname is an inherited or family name; in Western cultures, the last name. This is used for the patronymic or matronymic name or any name that is based on a person’s situation at birth or due to marriage or adoption.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. In an address, this element may inherit the verbatim qualities of an address.

Parents

These elements contain surname: bibliomixed, bibliomset, personname.

Children

The following elements occur in surname: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, annotation, biblioref, coref, date, emphasis (db._emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, link, olink, phrase (db._phrase), quote (db._quote), remark, replaceable, subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.

Last revised by Norman Walsh on 6 Jun 2011 (git hash: 6ffcc7640bbc5f852a318e452c9f210f03292cb9)