Other Word Forms of Patronymic
Origin of Patronymic
Late Latin patrōnymicus from Greek patrōnumikos from patrōnumos named after one's father patēr patr- father onuma name nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Ancient Greek πατήρ (patÄ“r, “father") + ὄνομα (onoma, “name").
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