Quick answer
"Last name" is a noun which is often translated as "el apellido", and "first name" is a noun which is often translated as "el nombre de pila". Learn more about the difference between "last name" and "first name" below.
last name(
lahst
 
neym
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (surname)
a. el apellido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Her last name is a very common one in that country.Su apellido es uno muy popular en ese país.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
first name(
fuhrst
 
neym
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (given name)
a. el nombre de pila
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That's your surname, but what is your first name?Ese es tu apellido, pero ¿cuál es tu nombre de pila?
b. el nombre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Please write your first name and last name here. Don't forget to add your signature.Escriba su nombre y apellido aquí. No olvide firmar.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS