If вас = personal pronoun and ваш = possessive pronoun, isn't "your name" possessive?

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    Definitely "Как вас зовут?".
    – Dmitry
    Oct 26, 2023 at 21:21

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Зовут doesn't mean name and isn't a noun. It's a verb that means they call. So basically, what you're asking is literally How (как) you (вас) they call (зовут)? or more idiomatically What do they call you? = What's your name?

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