have (something) to (one's) name

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have (something) to (one's) name

To own or possess something. This phrase is often used in the negative to mean the opposite. During college, when I didn't have a penny to my name, I survived off of ramen noodles for months at a time.
See also: have, name

have to your name

have in your possession.
See also: have, name

(not) have something to your ˈname

(informal) (not) possess something: I’ve only got two dresses to my name.She didn’t have a penny to her name when she arrived here.
See also: have, name, something