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pat·ro·nym·ic

 (păt′rə-nĭm′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or derived from the name of one's father or a paternal ancestor.
n.
A name so derived.

[Late Latin patrōnymicus, from Greek patrōnumikos, from patrōnumos, named after one's father : patēr, patr-, father + onuma, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.]

pat′ro·nym′i·cal·ly adv.

patronymic

(ˌpætrəˈnɪmɪk)
adj
(Sociology) (of a name) derived from the name of its bearer's father or ancestor. In Western cultures, many surnames are patronymic in origin, as for example Irish names beginning with O' and English names ending with -son; in other cultures, such as Russian, a special patronymic name is used in addition to the surname
n
(Sociology) a patronymic name
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek patronumikos, from patēr father + onoma name]

pat•ro•nym•ic

(ˌpæ trəˈnɪm ɪk)

n.
1. a name derived from the name of a father or ancestor, esp. by the addition of a suffix or prefix indicating descent, as Williamson (son of William) or Macdonald (son of Donald).
adj.
2. (of a family name) derived from the name of a father or ancestor.
3. (of a suffix or prefix) indicating descent from a father or ancestor.
[1605–15; < Late Latin patrōnymicus < Greek patrōnymikós=patrṓnym(os) patronymic (see patri-, -onym) + -ikos -ic]
pat`ro•nym′i•cal•ly, adv.

patronymic

a name derived from a father or paternal ancestor. Cf. metronymic.
See also: Names
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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)
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland - an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
Adj.1.patronymic - of or derived from a personal or family name
Translations
Vatersname

patronymic

[ˌpætrəˈnɪmɪk]
A. ADJpatronímico
B. Npatronímico m

patronymic

adjpatronymisch
nPatronymikon nt, → Vatersname m

patronymic

[ˌpætrəˈnɪmɪk] adj & npatronimico/a
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