American Name Society

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American Name Society
AbbreviationANS
FormationDecember 29, 1951
Founded atDetroit, Michigan
TypeScholarly society
PurposeOnomastics
Websitehttp://www.americannamesociety.org/

The American Name Society (ANS) is a non-profit organization started in 1951 to promote onomastics, the study of names and naming practices, both in the United States and around the world.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "About the ANS - American Name Society". 20 February 2015.