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Old January 30, 2018, 07:12 AM
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"In name" is used to name/designate someone or something, when the designation or name isn't a reality. "She is my mom, in name (but she is really my aunt/grandmother/etc.)."

"By name" is used when providing a real name/designation. "The young boy, Jack Ford by name, went hiking yesterday."
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