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Posthumus or Posthuma (also Postumus or Postuma) are outdated names for sons or daughters who are born after the father's death. This became particularly relevant with regard to inheritance law, as these children already have the same legal rights before birth as if they had already been born. The designation was partly used as an addition to the name.

Well-known bearers of this suffix are:

as a family name:

Other uses

See also