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Name Types

ethnic name
The noun or adjective applied to an individual, people or tribe associated with a geographic feature.

geographic name
The proper name of a geographic feature.

name of unknown type
A name is classified as "unknown" only when the type of name cannot be determined, usually because a primary source is fragmentary or provides insufficient context.

A name is classified as "undefined" when no determination as to its type has yet been made.