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Synonyms for first name

the name that precedes the surname

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Yes, I played the game on that vineyard, Bunny, even to going my own first name.
There's no doubt what YOU do in a railway carriage, William," she said, making use in her pleasure of his first name.
Then two staffers took it over and gave it their first names, so it became the August Chris Cafe.
But many newsrooms move cautiously when it comes to identifying children at all, opting for using first names only or pseudonyms, in an effort to minimize the harm that could be done to young sources by having their stories told so publicly.
Two judges (2 students: 1 male and 1 female) were instructed to read carefully the list of first names of the sample and to evaluate unusual names.
and 10 lucky people with the first names Sugar and Sweet
I REFER to the excellent letter in the Daily Post (11th February) written by Mrs A Jones of Pwllheli, regarding the use of first names by, in particular, hospital staff.
She added: "Other reports are coming in from other areas of Coventry from elderly people and their carers and all those targeted say the men called them by their first names.
Only 202 of the 4,828 names in the 1990 A Dictionary of First Names (Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges, Oxford: Oxford University Press) could be traced to plants, animals, or landscapes.
Most were shortened first names or pairs of initials.
Surely there is little to be said in favor of present-day familiarity in the use of first names - because those at the upper end of the social scale voluntarily choose to do the very thing by which those at the lower end of the social scale are hall-marked.
For many of us, using first names would be a comforting sign that our doctor is on our side.
The first generation Ventriloquist has an extensive audio database of first names.
Obama used first-name personalization much more frequently than Romney, greeting recipients by their first names 98 percent of the time (as compared to only 8.
FACED with the prospect of bucking the trend when trainers' first names appear in on-course racecards from January 6, Lambourn-based Barry Brennan was reconsidering his position last night, writes Graham Green.
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