Onomastics

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Onomastics or onomatology is the study of the etymology, history, and use of proper names.wikipedia
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Toponymy

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Toponymy or toponomastics, the study of place names, is one of the principal branches of onomastics.
Toponymy is itself a branch of onomastics, the study of names of all kinds.

Proper noun

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Onomastics or onomatology is the study of the etymology, history, and use of proper names.
The study of proper names is sometimes called onomastics or onomatology while a rigorous analysis of the semantics of proper names is a matter for philosophy of language.

Anthroponymy

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Anthroponomastics is the study of personal names.
The study of anthroponyms (from Ancient Greek ἄνθρωπος anthrōpos, 'human' and ὄνομα onoma, 'name') is a branch of onomastics.

Ancient Greek personal names

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Ancient Greek personal names
The study of ancient Greek personal names is a branch of onomastics, the study of names, and more specifically of anthroponomastics, the study of names of persons.

American Name Society

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The American Name Society (ANS) is a non-profit organization founded in 1951 to promote onomastics, the study of names and naming practices, both in the United States and abroad.

International Council of Onomastic Sciences

International Council of Onomastic Sciences
The International Council of Onomastic Sciences (ICOS) is an international academic organization of scholars with a special interest in onomastics, the scientific study of names (e.g. place-names, personal names, and proper names of all other kinds).

Named-entity recognition

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Onomastics can be helpful in data mining, with applications such as named-entity recognition, or recognition of the origin of names.
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Naming convention

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Naming convention
American Name Society Promote onomastics, the study of names and naming practices, both in the United States and abroad.

Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland

Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland
The SNSBI is the successor to the Council for Name Studies in Great Britain and Ireland, which was set up in the 1960s to bring together scholars who were working in the field of onomastics in the British Isles.

Etymology

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Onomastics or onomatology is the study of the etymology, history, and use of proper names.

Ancient Greek

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Onomastics originates from the Greek ὀνομαστικός (onomastikós), which translates to "of or belonging to naming", from ὄνομα (ónoma) meaning "name".

Data mining

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Onomastics can be helpful in data mining, with applications such as named-entity recognition, or recognition of the origin of names.

Galton–Watson process

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Extinction of surnames

Mononymous person

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Mononymous persons

-onym

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-onym, listing the technical kinds of names

United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names

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United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names

Jewish name

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This article looks at the onomastics practices of the Jewish people, that is, the history of the origin and forms of proper names.

Pseudonym

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A pseudonym or alias is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from their first or true name (orthonym).

List of most popular given names

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Lists of widely used given names can consist of those most often bestowed upon infants born within the last year, thus reflecting the current naming trends, or else be composed of the personal names occurring most within the total population.

Celtic onomastics

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Onomastics is an important source of information on the early Celts, as Greco-Roman historiography recorded Celtic names before substantial written information becomes available in any Celtic language.

Gothic name

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Onomastics of the Gothic language is an important source not only for the history of the Goths themselves, but for Germanic onomastics in general and the linguistic and cultural history of the Germanic Heroic Age of c. the 3rd to 6th centuries.