Vol. 61 No. 4 (2013)
Research Article

Jr. Naming Etiquette

Published 2013-12-01


  • unconventional anthroponym,
  • mediated naming,
  • discursive function,
  • alterity,
  • identification



This article discusses the etiquette ‘rules’ governing the name suffixes, Jr. and Roman numerals II, III, and so on. One of the main issues considered is how those suffixes change upon the death of a parent or relative. Other issues consider punctuation and formatting.


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