Definition of Cognomen


  • the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)
    - family name - last name
  • a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)
    "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"
    "Henry's nickname was Slim"
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Word games points for the Cognomen

  • Scrabble® score of the cognomen (13)
  • Word Chums® score of the cognomen (21)
  • Words With Friends® score of the cognomen (18)

Unscramble cognomen

82 unscramble word found using the letters cognomen.

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