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Occurrence of nicknames will be negatively associated with uniqueness of names (83).
Most significant correlations (p < 0.01) occurred with size of settlement unit (Tau = -0.24) and power of religious authorities greater than political leaders (Tau = -0.27). At p < 0.05 significance, the variables parents pick name and patrilineal descent are positively associated, and name uniqueness and naming occurs later are negatively associated.
|Kendall's Tau||Supported||p < 0.05||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Patrilineal Descent||Dependent||Rule Of Descent|
|Size Of Units Of Settlement||Dependent||Settlement Patterns|
|Parents Pick Name||Dependent||Naming, Personal Names|
|Power of Religious Authorities Greater than Political Leaders||Dependent||Community Heads, Priesthood|
|Name Uniqueness||Dependent||Personal Names|
|Male Nicknames Common||Independent||Personal Names|