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Name after - Meaning and Definition

 Phrasal Verb

name after

 Definition

to give someone the same name as someone else

 Examples

- "I am an old woman, named after my mother" John Prine, Angel from Montgomery

- We named him after my favourite singer.

 Verb and preposition
 separated?
Must be separated (except in the passive form when it can't be separated)
 Normal or Slang
Normal
 American / British /
 International
International
 Regular / Irregular
Name is a regular verb.

See also:

English Grammar Exercises: John Prine, Angel from Montgomery