anthroponomy


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anthroponomy

Rare. the branch of anthropology that studies the interrelation of the laws regulating human behavior and environment. Also anthroponomics. — anthroponomist, n. — anthroponomical, adj.
See also: Mankind
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The Pre-Hellenistic Israelite Anthroponomy and Prosopography.
Merriam Webster defines anthroponomy as the branch of onomastics that consists of the study of personal names, and if we wish to impress with our erudition we should probably make a note of this fact.
(47) First names have a particular significance in Welsh language anthroponomy as traditionally it was the first name rather than the second name or the surname that was passed on to the next generation.