Namesake in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Namesake

an individual or thing that is named after another person or thing

Examples of Namesake in a sentence

Since Frank wanted his son to be his namesake, he gave him his first name.  🔊

My husband shares his father’s name, and as such, he is his namesake.  🔊

The college’s new library is the namesake of the billionaire who funded the building’s development.  🔊

When the old man learned his grandchild would be his namesake, he was thrilled the child would bear his name.  🔊

Lambeau Field is the namesake of Curly Lambeau, the man who founded the football team that calls the venue its home.  🔊

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