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Names

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names

Personal names, given or surname, as cultural characteristics, as ethnological or religious patterns, as indications of the geographic distribution of families and inbreeding, etc. Analysis of isonymy, the quality of having the same or similar names, is useful in the study of population genetics. Names is used also for the history of names or name changes of corporate bodies, such as medical societies, universities, hospitals, government agencies, etc.