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  • Matronym — Ein Patronym oder Vatersname (griechisch πατρονυμικόν patronymikon, Plural: Patronymika) ist ein Name, der angibt, wie der Vater des Namensträgers mit Vornamen heißt. Nimmt der Name auf die Mutter Bezug, so nennt man ihn ein Metronym (zu μήτηρ… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • matronym — (adjectve matronymic)) a scientific or common name dedicated to a female person. See also patronym …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • matronym — noun /ˈmætrəʊnɪm,ˈmætroʊnɪm/ a) The name of someones mother. b) A matronymic surname. See Also: matronymic …   Wiktionary

  • Matronymic — A matronymic is a personal name based on the name of one s mother, grandmother, or any female ancestor. It is the female equivalent of a patronymic. In patriarchal societies, matronymic surnames are far less common than patronyms. In the past,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pedro Chamorro — The name Chamorro may be both a patronym and a matronym. In Spanish speaking countries, the patronym is usually followed by the matronym to more precisely identify an individual (See Iberian naming customs). In English speaking countries, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Fernando Chamorro — The name Chamorro may be both a patronym and a matronym. In Spanish speaking countries, the patronym is usually followed by the matronym to more precisely identify an individual (See Iberian naming customs). In English speaking countries, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Family name — Last name redirects here. For the song, see Last Name. Family name Frankenstein, an example of compound German family names which were typical for Jews (New Jewish Cemetery, Prague) A family name (in Western contexts often referred to as a last… …   Wikipedia

  • Patronymic — A patronym, or patronymic, is a component of a personal name based on the name of one s father, grandfather or an even earlier male ancestor. A component of a name based on the name of one s mother or a female ancestor is a matronymic. Each is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Telecommunications in Iceland — is a diversified market. Contents 1 Services 1.1 Internet 1.1.1 Data centres 1.1.2 Internet service providers …   Wikipedia

  • Laufey — or Nál is a figure from Norse mythology, the mother of Loki. Eddic poetry refers to Loki by the matronym Loki Laufeyjarson rather than with a patronymic.[1][2] According to the Prose Edda, Loki is Laufey s or Nál s son by the giant Fárbauti, and… …   Wikipedia

  • -onym — The suffix onym, in English and other languages, means word, name, and words ending in onym refer to a specified kind of name or word, most of which are classical compounds. For example, an acronym is a word formed from the initial letter or… …   Wikipedia

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