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2017 Word of the Year

birth name

noun
1.
the surname given a person at birth.
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  • Fate, or fame rather, destined that he should not be known either by his birth name or by his religious name.

    Fra Angelico Jennie Ellis Keysor
  • Children are named after the day of the week on which they were born, and nicknames are frequently substituted for the birth name.

  • No one can exchange his clan or birth name, any more than he can change his sex.

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