given name definition

  • noun:
    • A name given to one at delivery or at baptism, as distinguished from a surname.
    • a name directed at you at birth or at baptism, as distinguished from a surname.
    • A forename, a name plumped for for a child, often by the child's moms and dads; a primary title.
    • A forename, a name selected for a young child, generally by the child's parents; an initial name.
    • See under Provided.
    • the name that precedes the surname
    • A name directed at you at beginning or at baptism, as distinguished from a surname.
    • A forename, a name plumped for for a kid, frequently because of the child's moms and dads; a primary name.
    • See under Provided.
    • title that precedes the surname
    • A name fond of people at beginning or at baptism, as distinguished from a surname.
    • A forename, a name selected for a child, often because of the kid's parents; an initial name.
    • See under provided.
    • the name that precedes the surname
    • A name fond of one at delivery or at baptism, as distinguished from a surname.
    • A forename, a name opted for for a child, usually because of the young child's parents; an initial name.
    • View under Provided.
    • the name that precedes the surname
    • A name fond of you at delivery or at baptism, as distinguished from a surname.
    • A forename, a name chosen for a kid, usually by the kid's moms and dads; a first name.
    • See under provided.
    • See under Offered.
    • the name that precedes the surname
    • the name that precedes the surname
  • others:
    • the Christian name, or title given by a person's moms and dads or guardians, as distinguished from the surname, which is passed down.
    • the Christian name, or title provided by your moms and dads or guardians, as distinguished through the surname, that is passed down.
    • the Christian name, or title distributed by a person's moms and dads or guardians, as distinguished from surname, which will be inherited.
    • the Christian title, or name provided by an individual's parents or guardians, as distinguished from surname, which can be inherited.
    • the Christian name, or name written by a person's parents or guardians, as distinguished from the surname, which can be passed down.
    • the Christian title, or name distributed by one's moms and dads or guardians, as distinguished from surname, which can be inherited.

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