matronymic

[n] - a name derived from the name of your mother or a maternal ancestor
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Matronymic

Mat`ro┬Ěnym'ic noun [ Latin mater mother + -nymic , as in patronimic .] See Metronymic .
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matronymic

metronymic noun a name derived from the name of your mother or a maternal ancestor
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Matronymic

• (n.) See Metronymic.
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matronymic

matronymic A name derived from a mother or a matrilineal ancestor.
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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, matronymic last names were often given to children of unwed mothers. Other times when a woman was especi....
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