Name definition, a word or a combination of words by which a person, place, or thing, a body or class, or any object of thought is designated, called, or known. See more.
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name: [noun] a word or phrase that constitutes the distinctive designation of a person or thing. a word or symbol used in logic to designate an entity.
English and Welsh: patronymic meaning ‘Dafydd's (son)’ equivalent to Welsh ap Dafydd the Welsh form of David.The spelling Davis is more typical in southwestern England northwards as far as Lancashire where the frequency of the surname largely reflects Welsh migration but may sometimes represent a native English surname based on Davy (compare Davies).
It is also the second most common surname among Native Americans and a very common surname among African Americans. Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Johnsson: patronymic from the personal name John a variant of Jon (see John). Compare 1 above. Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022
Thompson Name Meaning English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom ’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form that with the intrusive -p- being English.
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