Cognomen vs Childe - What's the difference?

cognomen | childe |


As nouns the difference between cognomen and childe

is that cognomen is surname while childe is a child of noble birth.

cognomen

English

Noun

(wikipedia cognomen) (en-noun)
  • surname
  • the third part of the name of a citizen of ancient Rome
  • a nickname or epithet by which someone is identified; a byname; a moniker or sobriquet
  • childe

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • A child of noble birth.
  • The cognomen given to the oldest son prior to his taking his father's title.