-son

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • -sson (from -'s son)

Etymology[edit]

From Nordic patronyms of the form name + son

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-son

  1. Added to a stem (usually a given name or surname) to form a patronymic or matronymic surname

Derived terms[edit]

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Swedish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-son

  1. -son

Usage notes[edit]

  • Preceded by the genitive singular form of a given name, for example Johans + -son = son of Johan.

Derived terms[edit]