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Can someone define the phrase 'eponymously named'?

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Blair Lewis on June 1, 2018

"Eponymously named" mean something gave him the same name as the person who is the choice of the name. (Example: David Sloane decided to eponymously name his clothing line "Sloane Slacks." Although it is not the proper or traditional definition, sometimes "eponymously named" is used to just mean something is named after something else. (Example: David Sloane eponymously named his store "John's Clothing" after his beloved grandfather, fashion designer John Sloane.") An eponym is the name of a person, whether real or fictitious, after which a particular place, tribe, era, discovery, or other item is named or thought to be named. Who is referred to as eponymous is someone that gives their name to something, e.g. Julian, the eponymous owner of the famous restaurant Julian's Castle. Common non-standard use that is something of the same name is the name of a particular person, for example, Julian's restaurant of the same name.


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