a.k.a.; aka; AKA +

(also known as)

a.k.a.; aka; AKA
An American English acronym for also known as.

An alias is a term used to indicate another name by which a person is known. It is short for alias dictus; otherwise known as a.k.a.

When used in connection with a description of a person, it indicates that he/she has used or been known by another name. A fictitious name assumed by a person is colloquially termed an "alias" or a.k.a.

—Based on information from
Black's Law Dictionary, Sixth Edition,
West Publishing Co., St. Paul, Minnesota; USA, 1990.