anthroponymy
Definition - (Aka anthroponomastics)

The branch of onomastics that studies anthroponyms, i.e, the personal names of human beings.

Etymology -
The word derives from the Greek anthropos, human being + onuma, name.

Oxford English Dictionary -
Its first citation is from 1937:
"A special study of toponymy and anthroponymy."
(J. Orr tr. I. Iordan's Introd. Romance Ling. iii. 222)



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