Christian name

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Synonyms for Christian name

the first name given to Christians at birth or christening

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At this second interchange of the Christian name, Madame Defarge, still using her toothpick with profound composure, coughed another grain of cough, and raised her eyebrows by the breadth of another line.
This third interchange of the Christian name was completed at the moment when Madame Defarge put her toothpick by, kept her eyebrows up, and slightly rustled in her seat.
I wish young ladies had not such a number of fine Christian names.
I suppose they'll be calling US by our Christian names next.
Aunt Patsy called them by their Christian names almost from the beginning.
They started to call one another by their Christian names.
Leonard's, Shoreditch, contains Christian names which appear to have been chosen with reference to the heroines of Shakespeare; and the record of burials bears the name of many an old actor of mark whose remains now lie within the churchyard.
His Christian name is not known and he was always referred to as Geordie Lloyd.
I pieced her back together years after I saw a house drop on a woman's head like a good Christian name like a civilized idea.
If Benedict is considered a Christian name, then what of its Hindi translation - Aashirvad?
Fortunately, my married surname happens to be another Christian name and some of my friends prefer to use this.
And in the boy's chart, X Factor winner James Arthur should be happy enough with an eight placing for his Christian name.
The 2008 Oaks-winning trainer said: "My Christian name is spelt one way and pronounced another, so that's the long and short of it.
Benedict said that by giving children a Christian name, parents would be protecting family life which is "being threatened".
I would like to see the Presbyterian Church in Canada and the Presbyterian Record refer to Calvin's Christian name as Jean instead of John, as he has been called in the English-speaking world since the Reformation.
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