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given name

noun
1.
the name given to one, as distinguished from an inherited family name; first name; Christian name:
His given name is John.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30, Americanism
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  • She doesn't know her age, her given name or any family members.
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British Dictionary definitions for given name

given name

noun
1.
another term for first name
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