|The subject commemorated in the name of an element.|
|Used on these elements|
|Tools for this tag|
For streets or other features named after people, other places, events, birds, etc.
Please check reliable sources; do not assume!
e.g. for Calshot Road use name:etymology=RAF Calshot
If a feature is planned to be named after somebody, use proposed:name:etymology=*
This tag is best used with subtags for Wikipedia and/or Wikidata identifiers, where available. For example:
This avoids problems stemming from ambiguous names or multiple possible spellings of a name. It also lets us link to the Wikipedia article about the namesake, and enables applications to access data from external databases (e.g. "find all streets named after dead poets").