Definition of

Namesake

  1. (noun, person) a person with the same name as another

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Namesake

Hypernyms: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Origin of the word Namesake

  1. 1646, "person named for the sake of someone" is probably originally (for the) name's sake. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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