cognomen

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cognomen

(originally) an ancient Roman's third name or nickname, which later became his family name
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The cognomen has been also used in Northern Estonia, e.
Although Agnes may not have been Greek, the shoemaker-in-training, Fingenu, certainly was, to judge by her cognomen and first name together.
A woman's identity is described either by her first name followed by her cognomen, as in "Maria Corner," or by her first name and her marital status, as in "Marchesina, wife of Marco Corner.
She appointed as her executors in the following order, her son-in-law, Giovanni Ystrigo (whose cognomen suggests that he was Latin), his wife and her daughter, Anica, and lastly Cali's son, Matteo.