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Patronym   /pˌætrənˈɪm/   Listen
Patronym

noun
1.
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).  Synonym: patronymic.






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