baptismal name

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Origin of baptismal name

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First recorded in 1865–70

Words Nearby baptismal name

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How to use baptismal name in a sentence

  • This parliamentary baptismal name was given to itself by the Social Democratic party.

  • His full baptismal name is “And Charity,” and in his own marriage certificate his name is so written.

  • "Jim" was a childish corruption of her curious baptismal name: Jennifer.

    The Gadfly | E. L. Voynich
  • Mel is only a short version of my long and not pretty-sounding baptismal name.

    Painted Veils | James Huneker
  • The new name clung to him; the old baptismal name was dropped; posterity has almost forgotten that it was ever imposed.

    The Coming of the Friars | Augustus Jessopp