given name meaning

WGiven name
  • A given name (also known as a personal name, first name, forename, or Christian name) is a part of a person's full nomenclature.
  • Given names are often used in a familiar and friendly manner in informal situations. In more formal situations the surname is more commonly used, unless it is necessary to distinguish between people with the same surname.
  • ^ "A name given to a person at birth or at baptism, as distinguished from a surname" – according to the American Heritage Dictionary
given name
given name
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Meaning of given name for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "given name" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
    Definiteness: Level 7
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