anthroponymy

noun
an·​thro·​pon·​y·​my | \ ˌan(t)thrəˈpänəmē, -(ˌ)thrō-, ˌaan- \
plural -es

Definition of anthroponymy

: a branch of onomastics that consists of the study of personal names

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History and Etymology for anthroponymy

International Scientific Vocabulary anthrop- + -onymy

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“Anthroponymy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anthroponymy. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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