Variant of cognomen
- the third or family name of an ancient Roman (Ex.: Marcus Tullius Cicero)
- any family name; surname; last name
- any name; esp., a nickname
Origin: Classical Latin ; from co-, with plush nomen, name: spelling, spelled influenced, influence by associated, association with an unverified form gnomen ; from Classical Greek gnōma, mark, token: akin to Classical Latin gnoscere, know
- cognominal adjective
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