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Princeton's WordNet

  1. patronymic, patronymnoun

    a family name derived from name of your father or a paternal ancestor (especially with an affix (such as -son in English or O'- in Irish) added to the name of your father or a paternal ancestor)

Wiktionary

  1. patronymnoun

    The name of someone's father.

  2. patronymnoun

    A patronymic surname.

  3. Etymology: From πατήρ + ὄνομα.

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  1. patronym

    A patronymic, or patronym, is a component of a personal name based on the given name of one's father, grandfather (avonymic), or an earlier male ancestor. Patronymics are still in use, including mandatory use, in many countries worldwide, although their use has largely been replaced by or transformed into patronymic surnames. Examples of such transformations include common English surnames such as Johnson (son of John).

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  1. patronym

    A patronym is a name derived from a paternal ancestor such as a father or grandfather, often by the addition of a prefix or suffix indicating descent. It is commonly used as a component in a personal name to indicate the person's male lineage. It is a practice mainly found in many different cultures across the world.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of patronym in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of patronym in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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