cognomen etymology

French word cognomen comes from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃-, Latin con, Latin *conosceo, and later Proto-Indo-European *ǵn̥h₃sḱéti (To recognise.)

Detailed word origin of cognomen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ǵneh₃- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
con Latin (lat)
*conosceo Latin (lat)
*ǵn̥h₃sḱéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To recognise.
*gnōskō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Know, get to know.
gnosco Latin (lat)
nosco Latin (lat) I know, recognize, am acquainted with, i.e.; in possession of knowledge.
cognoscere Latin (lat)
cognomen Latin (lat) An additional name derived from some characteristic. Surname. Third part of a formal name.
cognomen French (fra)

Words with the same origin as cognomen

Descendants of *ǵneh₃-
anoblir connaissance connaissant connaisseur connaître connu ignorance ignorer lansquenet méconnaissable narrateur narration noble notable notaire notation note noter notice notion notoriété prono pronostic reconnaissable reconnaitre
Descendants of con
Martial accointer collabo collaborateur collaboratrice commerce déduction déduire inviter
Descendants of *conosceo
connoître reconnaître