Sentence Examples with the word patronymic

Arminius is a Latinized form of his patronymic Hermanns or Hermansen.

The race of Somerled continued to rule the islands, and from a younger son of the same potentate sprang the lords of Lorne, who took the patronymic of Macdougall.

In many cases indeed there is good reason for doubting whether the name is a patronymic at all.