I'm looking for a word that describes the shortening of a names full spelling that can by itself be a statement or sentence, thanks for any assistance.

        My name.       The shortened sentence

Example: Ruben A Rodriguez = Rub A Rod

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    If you will accept 'abbreviation', your question is off-topic on ELU as too basic. If you will accept 'textspeak', your question is off-topic on ELU as a duplicate. If you want a more precise term, you should include 'not abbreviation , textspeak etc'. – Edwin Ashworth Jul 1 '18 at 11:48
  • @EdwinAshworth OP is very specifically looking for a word for an abbreviation of name that is itself a phrase. A subset of 'Abbreviation' and nothing to do with textspeak. – JeffUK Jul 1 '18 at 15:38
  • @JeffUK Perhaps you are unaware that often answers like 'abbreviation' and 'textspeak' will appear as answers to such a question, and be upvoted. This was a pre-emptive strategem. Although your confidence in what OP is actually looking for, given the lack of clarity in the question ('can be' or 'is'? 'name' or 'group of words'?) seems ill-founded. – Edwin Ashworth Jul 2 '18 at 1:30
  • @EdwinAshworth those answers would be incorrect, those upvotes misplaced, that has no bearing on the meaning of OP's question which is quite clear. – JeffUK Jul 2 '18 at 6:59

I believe there is no word for such a specific exercise.

Although, in general, what you are engaging in is wordplay:


playful use of words : verbal wit

There is no word I could find for "finding one word inside another."

Possible informal terms for such "subwords" include kangaroo words and matroyshka words. But each of those has a specific usage that's quite different from what you're interested in.

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