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forename

noun

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a name that is placed before one's family name
  • a long string of forenames was given to the latest addition to the royal family

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The first known use of forename was in 1533

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“Forename.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/forename. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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