middle-name

middle name

noun
the part of a person's name occurring between the first and family names, as a second given name or a maternal surname.

Origin:
1825–35, Americanism

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middle name
 
n
1.  a name between a person's first name and surname
2.  a characteristic quality for which a person is known: caution is my middle name

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