matronymic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or derived from title of the mom or maternal ancestor.
    • Of, associated with, or produced from the offered name of one's mommy or women ancestor.
  • noun:
    • A name so derived.
    • A surname or byname obtained from offered name of your respective mommy's or from a female ancestor's given title.
    • See metronymic.
    • A name produced by a mother or maternal ancestor: correlative to patronymic.
    • A word of an application used for matronymic designation; a matronymic formation.
    • a name derived from title of mother or a maternal ancestor
  • others:
    • related to or becoming a name based on a mother or maternal ancestor.

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