from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A name given to a person at birth or at baptism, as distinguished from a surname.
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- n. A forename, a name chosen for a child, usually by the child's parents; a first name.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- the Christian name, or name given by one's parents or guardians, as distinguished from the
surname, which is inherited.
- n. See under Given.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the name that precedes the surname
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