name day

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  1. the feast day of the saint after whom a person is named.

  2. the day on which a person is christened.

Origin of name day

First recorded in 1715–25

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British Dictionary definitions for name day

name day

  1. RC Church the feast day of a saint whose name one bears

  2. another name for ticket day

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