first name
noun Date: 13th century the name that stands first in one's full name

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  • First name — First First (f[ e]rst), a. [OE. first, furst, AS. fyrst; akin to Icel. fyrstr, Sw. & Dan. f[ o]rste, OHG. furist, G. f[ u]rst prince; a superlatiye form of E. for, fore. See {For}, {Fore}, and cf. {Formeer}, {Foremost}.] 1. Preceding all others… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • first name — Name Name (n[=a]m), n. [AS. nama; akin to D. naam, OS. & OHG. namo, G. name, Icel. nafn, for namn, Dan. navn, Sw. namn, Goth. nam[=o], L. nomen (perh. influenced by noscere, gnoscere, to learn to know), Gr. o mona, Scr. n[=a]man. [root]267. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • first name — ☆ first name n. GIVEN NAME * * * ➡ names * * * …   Universalium

  • first-name — adj. /ferrst naym /; v. /ferrst naym /, adj., v., first named, first naming. adj. 1. of or pertaining to one s first, or given, name; familiar; intimate: They were on a first name basis soon after meeting. v.t. 2. to address (someone) by his or… …   Universalium

  • first name — noun The first element of a full name. Address the students by their first name from the first day on. See Also: family name, last name, middle name, surname, nickname, given name, Christian name …   Wiktionary

  • first name. — See given name. [1200 50; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • first-name — adjective noun …   Wiktionary

  • First name alphabet — The First Name Alphabet is a widely used spelling alphabet in the United States in an effort to clarify which word has been said. Finance professionals frequently use the First Name Alphabet when spelling out stock tickers. Although many names… …   Wikipedia

  • Serge (first name) — NOTOC Serge (pronEng|ˈsɝdʒ in English) is a male first name, particularly common in France, as Sérgio in Portugal, and as Sergio in Italy, Spain [ [http://www.albaiges.com/onomastica/enpe global.htm CUADRO DE LOS NOMBRES DE PILA MÁS IMPUESTOS EN… …   Wikipedia

  • Sorin (first name) — Sorin is a Romanian name origins from the substantive soare, which means Sun [cite web |url=http://www.behindthename.com/name/verner |title=View Name: Sorin |publisher=behindthename.com |accessdate=2007 01 13] Sorin is common as a given name but… …   Wikipedia

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