List of eponyms (A–K)

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An eponym is a person (real or fictitious) from whom something is said to take its name. The word is back-formed from "eponymous", from the Greek "eponymos" meaning "giving name".


Here is a list of eponyms:

ABCDEFGHI–JKL–Z

A[edit]

B[edit]

C[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

I–J[edit]

K[edit]

L–Z[edit]

See List of eponyms (L–Z)

An asterisk designates people who became eponyms despite their stated wishes not to.

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

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  2. ^ http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Adonis
  3. ^ https://books.google.be/books?id=0F758vNQ0UUC&pg=PT22&lpg=PT22&dq=adonis+eponym&source=bl&ots=FY7dHpPCl3&sig=m7b1npaY4LpsBw47vNqDRea9eWo&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjSlsLv-uXKAhVGoQ4KHZ4IDnYQ6AEIHjAA#v=onepage&q=adonis%20eponym&f=false
  4. ^ "Ammonia". h2g2 Eponyms. BBC.CO.UK. 11 January 2003. Archived from the original on 2 November 2007. Retrieved 8 November 2007. 
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  10. ^ https://books.google.be/books?id=H-qCAgAAQBAJ&pg=PT135&lpg=PT135&dq=adonis+eponym&source=bl&ots=N7zGbjuUAb&sig=RAAcPbg153L9wvxVhbrSlLOGuVw&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi30uSp_OXKAhXCZQ8KHe1ODBY4FBDoAQgaMAA#v=onepage&q=adonis%20eponym&f=false
  11. ^ http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Augean%20stable
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  13. ^ https://books.google.be/books?id=SBlK4QrLmiIC&pg=PT69&lpg=PT69&dq=scrooge+eponym&source=bl&ots=Hs535SHQ_B&sig=JFnJG16t-UuLTeOtSm1V9G41adY&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiihPGU_OjKAhWCHA8KHQYWDOE4ChDoAQgiMAE#v=onepage&q=scrooge%20eponym&f=false
  14. ^ https://books.google.be/books?id=K0zrsHO27-wC&pg=PA620&lpg=PA620&dq=eponym+trotskyism&source=bl&ots=_aoA7LVh3F&sig=LV8PaHYXCHc2Km-JoCnw3qqyZI8&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi5htvqrOjKAhUDPQ8KHYclDicQ6AEILjAD#v=onepage&q=eponym%20trotskyism&f=false
  15. ^ https://books.google.be/books?id=dujiiVP2KJIC&pg=PA154&lpg=PA154&dq=eponym+mae+west+jacket&source=bl&ots=KZX_Co3KeV&sig=eh5pxbDC8qMdedaLrmzKvxXAaXk&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi6w7v17ujKAhVHZQ8KHesFBzoQ6AEILzAD#v=onepage&q=eponym%20mae%20west%20jacket&f=false
  16. ^ https://books.google.be/books?id=K0zrsHO27-wC&pg=PA620&lpg=PA620&dq=eponym+trotskyism&source=bl&ots=_aoA7LVh3F&sig=LV8PaHYXCHc2Km-JoCnw3qqyZI8&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi5htvqrOjKAhUDPQ8KHYclDicQ6AEILjAD#v=onepage&q=eponym%20trotskyism&f=false
  17. ^ https://books.google.be/books?id=K0zrsHO27-wC&pg=PA620&lpg=PA620&dq=eponym+trotskyism&source=bl&ots=_aoA7LVh3F&sig=LV8PaHYXCHc2Km-JoCnw3qqyZI8&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi5htvqrOjKAhUDPQ8KHYclDicQ6AEILjAD#v=onepage&q=eponym%20trotskyism&f=false
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  27. ^ https://books.google.be/books?id=dujiiVP2KJIC&pg=PA154&lpg=PA154&dq=eponym+mae+west+jacket&source=bl&ots=KZX_Co3KeV&sig=eh5pxbDC8qMdedaLrmzKvxXAaXk&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi6w7v17ujKAhVHZQ8KHesFBzoQ6AEILzAD#v=onepage&q=eponym%20mae%20west%20jacket&f=false
  28. ^ https://books.google.be/books?id=K0zrsHO27-wC&pg=PA620&lpg=PA620&dq=eponym+trotskyism&source=bl&ots=_aoA7LVh3F&sig=LV8PaHYXCHc2Km-JoCnw3qqyZI8&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi5htvqrOjKAhUDPQ8KHYclDicQ6AEILjAD#v=onepage&q=eponym%20trotskyism&f=false
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  30. ^ https://books.google.be/books?id=SBlK4QrLmiIC&pg=PT69&lpg=PT69&dq=scrooge+eponym&source=bl&ots=Hs535SHQ_B&sig=JFnJG16t-UuLTeOtSm1V9G41adY&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiihPGU_OjKAhWCHA8KHQYWDOE4ChDoAQgiMAE#v=onepage&q=scrooge%20eponym&f=false
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