patronymic


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Synonyms for patronymic

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)

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These names could be patronymic (from the father), matronymic (from the mother), or neither; the specific relevant categories consist of patronymic female-specific, matronymic female-specific, matronymic male-specific, matronymic gender-neutral, and female-specific but neither patronymic nor matronymic.
Interestingly, the full name Mnhm Ywbnh also appears as Mnhm Yhwbnh and we may assume that the patronymic was changed to Yhwbnh as the yw element was disappearing.
84) One "AH Shahbudin bin Abdul Rashid" was an auditor (TD 97:90); however the absence of "OKJP" in the patronymic means that identification with the principal is not established.
25) Usual practice would have been to insert Giulio's patronymic, Pietro, just as it was common practice to name a first-born son after one's father.
The first chapter deals with the social landscapes of the Northwest, the second with the social construction of the Metis family, the third with residency and patronymic connections across the Northwest, the fourth with family acculturation and Roman Catholicism, and the fifth with family labor and the Hudson's Bay Company.
Ilyich [son of Ilya] happened to be Lenin's patronymic as well as that of the prisoner addressed.
A woman's patronymic is formed by the addition of "-poula" to her father's cognomen.
Coresidence and the use of the patronymic usually, but not always, presuppose one another.
Surname, first name and patronymic, telephone workers organizer
Many names regarded as 'solid Welsh', such as Robson, Richardson, Jackson, are patronymic, meaning they are based on the father's name.
38) The elegant patronymic Crottiades refers to Luigi and Lanzalotto Crotto, friends of Panormita at Pavia.
Despite the efforts of some Welsh Joneses to become less anonymous by dropping the surname or reverting to the ancient Welsh custom of using the patronymic - such as ap Gwilym - the number of Joneses in Britain is growing strongly.
However, he believes that the nomination of parliamentary candidates with the same last name, first name and patronymic in one electoral district, is often dirty tricks, which are aimed to mislead voters.
Identification of individuals bearing the same name in different texts has the best chance of being accurate when the names are not broken and both parties are listed with patronymic (and/or professional name), the documents are from the same time period and from the same (excavated) archive (city, temple, or related geographical entity).
Two other obstacles, however, remain: the possible patronymic following Ares in the primary inscription (arkiaevais is difficult to associate with the name Croesus/Kroisos, and that is probably why Berndt-Ersoz gives equal weight to the possibility that this word, too, is a priestly title) and the interpretation of Baba as "father" in the secondary inscription, when two other Phrygian words for father have already been proposed.