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See also: name-sake
namesake (plural namesakes)
- One who is named after another or for whom another is named.
- A person with the same name as another.
- A ship or a building that is named after someone or something
person, place or thing named after another person, place or thing
person with the same name as another
- (transitive) To name (somebody) after somebody else.