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forename

[fawr-neym, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌneɪm, ˈfoʊr-/
noun
1.
a name that precedes the family name or surname; first name.
Origin of forename
1525-1535
First recorded in 1525-35; fore- + name
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forename

/ˈfɔːˌneɪm/
noun
1.
a first or Christian name
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for forename
n.

1530s, from fore- + name (n.). The equivalent of Latin praenomen.

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