baptismal name

baptismal name
noun Date: 1823 a name given at christening or confirmation

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  • Baptismal name — Baptismal Bap*tis mal, a. [Cf. F. baptismal.] Pertaining to baptism; as, baptismal vows. [1913 Webster] {Baptismal name}, the Christian name, which is given at baptism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baptismal name —    Because Baptism is an entrance into a new life with Christ, it is a long standing custom for those baptized as adults to choose a new name to signify their new commitment to Christ; similarly, parents and godparents choose a name to signify… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • baptismal name — noun the first name given to Christians at birth or christening • Syn: ↑Christian name • Hypernyms: ↑first name, ↑given name, ↑forename …   Useful english dictionary

  • baptismal name — noun A name given at christening or confirmation. Syn: Christian name …   Wiktionary

  • baptismal name — baptis′mal name n. rel Christian name 1) • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • baptismal name. — See Christian name (def. 1). [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • baptismal name — noun a personal name given at baptism …   English new terms dictionary

  • baptismal name. — See Christian name (def. 1). [1865 70] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baptismal — Bap*tis mal, a. [Cf. F. baptismal.] Pertaining to baptism; as, baptismal vows. [1913 Webster] {Baptismal name}, the Christian name, which is given at baptism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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. {Anonymous} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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