1) To give a specific name to.
1) To propose (someone) for appointment or election to an office;
to appoint to a duty or office.
From L. nominatus, p.p. of nominare "to name, call by name, give a name to," also "name for office," from nomen, → name.
Nâmenidan, from nâmen, from O.Pers./Av.nâman-, → name, + infinitive suffix -idan.