patronym etymology

English word patronym comes from Ancient Greek πατήρ, Ancient Greek ὄνομα

Detailed word origin of patronym

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
πατήρ Ancient Greek (grc)
ὄνομα Ancient Greek (grc)
patronym English (eng) A patronymic surname.. The name of someone's father.

Words with the same origin as patronym

Descendants of πατήρ
Descendants of ὄνομα
anonymous reservation