Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A name before one's surname; a first name.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A name that precedes the surname.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A name that precedes the family name or surname; a first name.
  • transitive v. To name or mention before.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name that precedes the family name or surname; a prenomen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the name that precedes the surname

Etymologies

fore- +‎ name (Wiktionary)

Examples

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    February 8, 2011