anthroponym

noun
an·​thro·​po·​nym | \ anˈthräpəˌnim, ˈan(t)thrəpə- \

Definition of anthroponym

: a person's name especially : surname sense 2a

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Other Words from anthroponym

anthroponymic \ ⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈnimik , ˌ⸗⸗⸗-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of anthroponym

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anthroponym

anthrop- + -onym

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“Anthroponym.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anthroponym. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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