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Christian name

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a name that is placed before one's family name
  • although his Christian name is ordinary, his last name is quite distinctive

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The first known use of Christian name was in 1542

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“Christian name.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/Christian%20name. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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