noun, plural prae·nom·i·na [pree-nom-uh-nuh, -noh-muh-] /priˈnɒm ə nə, -ˈnoʊ mə-/, prae·no·mens.
Examples from the Web for praenomen
His person more than justified his praenomen, for Mr. Harper Freeman, Jr., was undeniably fat.Corporal Cameron|Ralph Connor
It is impossible to discover even his full name, Gaius or Caius being merely the personal name (praenomen) so common in Rome.
The inscription in Caria, formerly supposed to give P. as praenomen, is now shown to have been misread.
The name of the month in which he was born was changed to Julius, from his praenomen, and we still retain the name.History of Julius Caesar|Jacob Abbott
The name by which the poet designates himself is Propertius simply; the praenomen Sextus rests on the authority of Donatus.