In the U.S. the equivalent of an appellation is called an American Viticultural Area.
For example, he eagerly accepted the title “The Imam,” an appellation reserved solely for the Mahdi when he returns to earth.
Name Synonyms; reputation, title, appellation, denomination, repute.
I will not recruit others to that evil cause by using that appellation—unless it is well-deserved.
They loved to derisively call him the “genius,” as if it were an appellation that La Russa had given himself.
He had received the appellation of Firme F, was revered as a saint, and people ascribed marvellous healing power to his tomb.
This youth was named Cooper, and was never called by any other appellation in the ship.
This extraordinary man is justly entitled to the appellation of "the father of experimental philosophy."
I know that Pheidias is a sculptor, and that Homer is a poet; but what appellation is given to Protagoras?
The appellation ‘Mr.’ was not used loosely then as now, but indicated a precise social grade.
late 15c., "action of appealing" (to a higher authority), from Old French apelacion (13c.), from Latin appellationem (nominative appellatio) "an addressing, accosting; an appeal; a name, title," noun of action from past participle stem of appellare (see appeal). Meaning "designation, name given to a person, thing, or class" is from mid-15c., from a sense also found in Middle French appeler.