almighty_patsy (almighty_patsy) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Names for residents of different towns

I figured this was relevant to the community's interests :) and I can't find anything in the rules outlawing it.

I don't know the correct term for a "resident name", but the concept I am thinking of is the name used for a person, associated with a town. "Liverpudlian" for Liverpool is an obvious example. I came across a list of these for towns in France and French Canada ("Tri-fluviens" for Trois-Rivières, in Canada, was one) once.

I was wondering, firstly, if anyone knows what this concept is called; secondly, lists of names (in different languages), or articles about it?
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