Although surnames are static today, dynamic and changing patronym usage survives in middle names in Greece where the genitive of the father's first name is commonly the middle name.
In , the surname is not normally used as the polite form of address; instead, the given name is used together with a title.
Today, the patronymic names are passed on similarly to family names in other Western countries, and a person's father does not have to be called Karl if he or she has the surname Karlsson.
Zerina keeps one eye on her son and the other on the television in the corner.
Before the war, it was an educated city known for its cafés and bars, but when the shells began to fall, its citizens had to literally claw their way to safety.
For example: Sire in some cases became Siri, and Hætta Jáhkoš Ásslat became — as was the.