Aptly named is the phrase.
She is aptly named Grace Chew, because she chews her food gracefully.
The region is aptly named the panhandle, because not only does it look like a panhandle on the outline map of Florida, they also have a significant population of panhandlers (aka beggars).
The mansion is aptly named Bellmoral Castle, because the morality of activities going on in there rings like a loud bell.
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- Exactly suitable; appropriate: an apt reply.
- Having a natural tendency; inclined: She is apt to take offense easily. See Usage Note at liable.
- Quick to learn or understand: an apt student.
[Middle English, from Old French apte, from Latin aptus, past participle of apere, to fasten.]
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