There are a number of rules to understand the classification of Surnames Of The Great Martian Empire. 1) When two people of the Great Martian Empire marry, the male keeps his surname and the female takes a new surname which is either the name of the place they married, or the place the male came from. 2) The first born offspring of a couple has the same surname as the father, all others born after that have a surname which is exactly the same as the father's surname but with the last letter changed. Also, many surnames are borrowed/copied from human culture.
Below is a list of some of the popular surnames: