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  • n. a name for an adult derived from that of a child, especially that of the eldest child

Etymologies

From tecno- + -onym. (Wiktionary)

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  • teknonym – a name derived from a child's name that is used to address a parent, for example, Johnsdad, Bobsdad (usually said by a child)

    July 19, 2008