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reorganize; bynames and patronymics are not surnames so move them out of that section
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==Surnames==
 
==Surnames==
 
===Name Order===
 
===Name Order===
In Hungarian, the surname (or a family name) is used first, followed by the given name. For example:   
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In Hungarian, the surname (or a family name) is placed in front of the given name. For example:   
    
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*patronymic names were usually not used as a fixed surname  
 
*patronymic names were usually not used as a fixed surname  
 
*this rule is also followed in Hungarian parish registers
 
*this rule is also followed in Hungarian parish registers
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===Surname Origins===
 
===Surname Origins===
 
'''Surnames were usually derived from common sources such as trades, characteristics, ethnic origins, place names etc.:'''  
 
'''Surnames were usually derived from common sources such as trades, characteristics, ethnic origins, place names etc.:'''  
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| Catherine Turk
 
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===Nobility===
 
===Nobility===
Titles of nobility are put before the surnames:  
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A title of nobility is placed before the surname:  
    
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| Count John Nagy
 
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===Bynames and Patronymics===
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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).'''
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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:
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:* Fodor Jákobfi (Theodore, son of Jacob)
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:* Domokos Bertoldfia (Domokos, son of Bertold)
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:* Miklós Oszkárfy (Nicholas, son of Oscar)
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:* Simon Vilmosfÿ (Simon, son of Vilmos)
      
=== Married Women ===
 
=== Married Women ===
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:* Simon Vilmosfÿ, meaning Simon, son of Vilmos
 
:* Simon Vilmosfÿ, meaning Simon, son of Vilmos
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The father's name with suffix attached may be used as a patronym.
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The father's name with suffix attached may be used as a byname.
    
==== Suffix ''-né'' ====
 
==== Suffix ''-né'' ====
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===Name Days===
 
===Name Days===
 
Hungarians also celebrate name days [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Name_days_in_Hungary (each day in the calendar has one or more designated names.)]<ref>"Hungarian names", https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungarian_names, accessed 28 February 2021.</ref>
 
Hungarians also celebrate name days [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Name_days_in_Hungary (each day in the calendar has one or more designated names.)]<ref>"Hungarian names", https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungarian_names, accessed 28 February 2021.</ref>
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==Bynames and Patronymics==
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As rule, in Hungary bynames including patronymic bynames did not enter use as surnames.
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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) by attaching a suffix.'''
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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'''.
    
== For Further Reading ==
 
== For Further Reading ==
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