"personal qualities, gifts of ability, share of mental endowments or acquirements," 1560s, from part (n.).
"causing hurt or loss to person, character, or estate," 1849, present-participle adjective from damage (v.). Related: Damagingly (1849). Earlier in the same sense were damageous (late 14c.), damageful (mid-15c.), both now obsolete.
Japanese honorific title suffixed to personal or family names, 1878, short form of more formal sama.
surname, by early 12c., from Old English Scott (see Scot); also a personal name in Old English.
1540s, a legal term, "personal property" (in distinction from realty), from Anglo-French personaltie (late 15c.), corresponding to French personalite, from Medieval Latin personalitas (see personality).
acronym for personal identification number, 1981; from the first it has been used with a redundant number.