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==== '''Bynames''' ====
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===Bynames and Patronymics===
Hungarians use a "byname" to help distinguish people with the same given names. The byname might be created from the fathers given name (as a patronymic name.) Other bynames might be created from an occupation or even a physical description. The byname might be used within the village or town, but were not fixed surnames. Further, a person might be known by one byname in a town, and be called by a different byname when traveling (referring to where they are from.) Bynames were not hereditary.  
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*Hungarians use a "byname" to help '''distinguish people with the same given names'''.  
 
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*The byname might be created from the '''father's given name (as a patronymic name).'''
The first major class of bynames were patronymics that were created using the father's given name. It might be created by adding -fi to a father's meaning "his son" but may appear in records as -fi, -fia, -fy, or fÿ. For example:
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*Other bynames might be created from '''an occupation or even a physical description.'''
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*The byname might be used within the village or town, but were '''not fixed surnames'''.  
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*Further, a person might be known by '''one byname in a town, and be called by a different byname when traveling''' (referring to where they are from.)  
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*Bynames were '''not hereditary'''.  
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*'''The first major class of bynames were patronymics that were created using the father's given name'''. It might be created by adding '''"-fi"''' to a father's meaning "his son" but may appear in records '''as "-fi, -fia, -fy, or fÿ"'''. For example:
 
* Fodor Jákobfi (Theodore, son of Jacob)
 
* Fodor Jákobfi (Theodore, son of Jacob)
 
* Domokos Bertoldfia (Domokos, son of Bertold)
 
* Domokos Bertoldfia (Domokos, son of Bertold)
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