Eponyms

An eponym is a word derived from someone's name. For example, the sandwich is named for the Earl of Sandwich who, not wishing to be called away from a lively game of cards, bid a servant to bring him a serving of meat between two slices of bread so as, informally, to sate his hunger. Eponym from Wikipedia Eponym from The American HeritageŽ Dictionary Fun with Words Online Dictionaries