Anthroponomastics (or anthroponymy) is the study of the names of human beings. The study of anthroponyms (from Ancient Greek ἄνθρωπος anthrōpos, 'human' and ὄνομα onoma, 'name') is a branch of onomastics. Linguists and researchers in many other fields take part in anthroponymic studies, including anthropologists, historians, political geographers  and genealogists.
Subdivisions of anthroponymy include:
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