Origin of monikerorigin, originally hobo slang ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
Origin of monikerProbably from Shelta munik, name, possibly alteration of Irish Gaelic ainm, from Old Irish; see n&obremac;-men- in Indo-European roots.
- A personal name or nickname; an informal label, often drawing attention to a particular attribute.
- The rookie policewoman was upset being called Lemon Drop until she realized that everyone on the police force has a moniker.
- A signature.
- (computing) An object (structured item of data) used to associate the name of an object with its location.