See this YKKTW for things named after a person in general.
Sometimes you take pride
in your work and want it to serve as a reminder of you
through history. So what better way than to give it your own name! Why describe it's function
, use Greek or Latin words
, or even include business partners' names
when you can steal the spotlight? And as a bonus
, anything newsworthy
that you do counts a free advertising.
Sub-trope of The Namesake
, this only applies to something named in-universe. Also, this doesn't apply if someone named something after someone else (often In Memoriam
), but can apply to something a relative named after their self.
to Egocentric Team Naming
& In Case You Forgot Who Wrote It
. Compare with Character Title
, Egopolis & Named After Somebody Famous
. Contrast with Look on My Works, Ye Mighty, and Despair!
No Real Life Examples, Please!
, the other wiki has plenty.
- An Imagine Spot in an episode of Alvin and the Chipmunks reveals in the future, Alvin and Brittany having two sons, both of whom are named Alvin, Jr.
- In Gargoyles David Xanatos owns Xanatos Enterprises (which even has Xanatos Construction as a subsidiary).
Indexes: Naming Conventions
, No Real Life Examples, Please!
, Theme Naming