What does given name mean?

Definitions for given name
giv·en name

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. first name, given name, forenamenoun

    the name that precedes the surname


  1. given namenoun

    A forename, a name chosen for a child, usually by the child's parents; a first name.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Given Name

    An Americanism for a Christian or forename.

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How to pronounce given name?

  1. Alex
    US English

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of given name in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of given name in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of given name in a Sentence

  1. Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon:

    The attorney general uses a Justice Department email address to conduct official business. As with many Cabinet officials, he does not use his given name in the handle of his email address.

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    someone who sees an event and reports what happened
    • A. permutation
    • B. accessory
    • C. witness
    • D. staff

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