American Name Society Annual Meeting


The first ANS 2024 Annual Conference will be held online, using Zoom, Saturday February 17, 2024. This one-day event will feature presentations from 16 scholars, as well as updates on the ANS and a report on the Name of the Year Discussion.

The meeting is open to anyone who wishes to attend!  Each attendee must fill out this form and pay separately.

Detailed information for attendees, along with the book of abstracts, will be sent in January.

You can register online here, or download a PDF of the Conference Registration Form and mail it to ANS Treasurer Saundra Wright, as per the instructions on the form.

The schedule will be available as soon as possible.

For more information about the ANS Conference, please visit our Conference Page.



ANS Panel at the Modern Language Association Conference

The ANS Panel at the MLA 2024 conference was held on Friday 5 January 2024 in Philadelphia, PA, USA. For more information about the 2024 conference, click here.

Information about MLA 2025 will be available as soon as possible.

For further information, please contact Dr. Anne W. Anderson (


Past ANS Conferences

For programs from past American Name Society conferences, click here.

Other Onomastic Conferences

For other onomastic conferences, click here.