Namesake



[neym-seyk] /ˈneɪmˌseɪk/

noun
1.
a person named after another.
2.
a person having the same name as another.
/ˈneɪmˌseɪk/
noun
1.
a person or thing named after another
2.
a person or thing with the same name as another
n.

“person named for the sake of someone,” 1640s, probably originally (for the) name’s sake.

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