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first name

noun
Origin of first name
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English

first-name

[adjective furst-neym; verb furst-neym] /adjective ˈfɜrstˌneɪm; verb ˈfɜrstˈneɪm/
adjective
1.
of or relating to one's first, or given, name; familiar; intimate:
They were on a first-name basis soon after meeting.
verb (used with object), first-named, first-naming.
2.
to address (someone) by his or her first name, especially as a sign of informality or familiarity:
The boss doesn't like the employees to first-name her.
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British Dictionary definitions for firstname

first name

noun
1.
a name given to a person at birth, as opposed to a surname Also called Christian name, forename, given name
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