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  1. Taboos on using the name of the deceased will be positively associated with name uniqueness, and negatively associated with belief in reincarnation, ancestor worship, societal size, and societal complexity (114).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 23 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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  2. Address by kin term will be positively associated with kin-centered societies in which personal names lack surnames, patronym, or clan/lineage names (100).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 18 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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  3. Protective-derogatory naming will be positively associated with societal size, complexity, and stratification (64).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 16 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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  4. 'Given name' as the only component of the complete, personal name will be negatively associated with societal size and complexity (52).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 12 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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  5. Name uniqueness will be negatively associated with societal size, complexity, and stratification (70).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 20 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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  6. More extensive naming ceremonies will be positively associated with societal complexity, population, use of patrilineal descent, and presence of high gods (47).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 16 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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  7. Naming institutions which confer parenthood will be positively associated with societal size, complexity, and use of unilineal descent (32).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 16 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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  8. Total number of name changes in an individual's lifetime will be negatively associated with societal complexity and size (86).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 13 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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  9. Sex-typing of names will be positively associated with societal size and complexity (67).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 14 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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  10. Occurrence of nicknames will be negatively associated with uniqueness of names (83).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 6 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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