Definition of forename
: a name that precedes one's surname
Examples of forename in a Sentence
a long string of forenames was given to the latest addition to the royal family
Recent Examples of forename from the Web
Removing professional athletes and a couple of Hollywood personalities who once called Cleveland home, the contemporary list of recognizable forenames is essentially narrowed to a single person: Tamir.
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