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@onethousandtwentyfour Mostly for literature:
* Doctorow's "Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town" does this casually for several characters, along with several (other?) transhuman things.
* If I recall, it's common in Russia to have different vaguely related forms of names depending on context, if that qualifies, so literature from there can have similar qualities.
1: https://craphound.com/someone/ . My thoughts on the book overall are mixed.
2: TV Tropes warning, sorry, they had the best article on it in a quick search: https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/UsefulNotes/RussianNamingConvention