Examples from the Web for namesake
I remind Deen that his namesake died in an infamously horrible car crash, so he may want to cool it on texting and driving.My Bizarre Night With James Deen, Libertarian Porn Star|Emily Shire|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This was even before the nonprofit group hired a Boston law firm to investigate its namesake as Newsweek was preparing its story.Who’s Telling The Truth About Somaly Mam? A Smashed Icon, A Media Brawl—and a Comeback|Lloyd Grove|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The cap stayed only because it referenced Civil War-era California state lawmaker Abner Weed, the namesake of the town.
An absentee father is loitering about with his son and namesake, Mason Jr., at a deserted concert hall.The Making of ‘Boyhood’: Richard Linklater’s 12-Year Journey to Create An American Masterpiece|Marlow Stern|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sand on its namesake beach turns gray as the sun dips behind the Two Brothers, twin granite spires at the far side of the bay.
He found out afterwards, however, that his namesake was a sloop-of-war.Heads and Tales|Various
Perhaps that man with the book was his namesake, the departed Alfred Dare.The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers|Mary Cholmondeley
Meanwhile this same radiant young woman was getting acquainted with her namesake.The Turn of the Tide|Eleanor H. Porter
His successor and namesake did his best to squander away his fortune of thirty thousand pounds a year.Nooks and Corners of Old England|Allan Fea
I remember taking little Fred, my namesake and eldest son, to skate with me one winter's afternoon on a suburban pond.The Opinions of a Philosopher|Robert Grant
British Dictionary definitions for namesake
Word Origin for namesake
Word Origin and History for namesake
"person named for the sake of someone," 1640s, probably originally (for the) name's sake.