Definition of patronymics


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • patronymics is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 20 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • patronymics is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 23 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of patronymics

  • a family name derived from name of your father or a paternal ancestor (especially with an affix (such as -son in English or O'- in Irish) added to the name of your father or a paternal ancestor) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. patronym

  • of or derived from a personal or family name ()

See definition of patronymics in Merriam Webster