Definition of forename in English:


Syllabification: fore·name
Pronunciation: /ˈfôrˌnām


  • another term for first name.
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    • The name badges will show the forename and family name, but not rank.
    • Now people are enlightened to realise there is only a forename, middle name and a surname not a Christian name.
    • With a Deed Poll, you can change your forenames, surname, add names, remove names or rearrange your existing names.

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