name day


noun

the feast day of the saint after whom a person is named.
the day on which a person is christened.

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Origin of name day

First recorded in 1715–25
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British Dictionary definitions for name day

name day

noun

RC Church the feast day of a saint whose name one bears
another name for ticket day
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