Dictionary source: Spanish English Learner's Dictionary
Spanish to English translation of apellido (n.) = family name ; last name ; surname. Ex: Another issue is whether names should be inverted, i.e. family name followed by forename. Ex: Do not use your first name, last name, or initials as a password, since this information is easily guessed by an unauthorized person. Ex: Corporate names and multiple surnames are permuted or KWIC-indexed, and thus displayed on the screen under each significant word. ---- * apellido compuesto = compound surname. * apellido de soltera = maiden name. * nombre y apellidos = full name. * última inicial, inicial del apellido = last initial.