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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Christian name Christian name n : the first name given to Christians at birth or christening [syn: baptismal name]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Christian name Name \Name\ (n[=a]m), n. [AS. nama; akin to D. naam, OS. & OHG. namo, G. name, Icel. nafn, for namn, Dan. navn, Sw. namn, Goth. nam[=o], L. nomen (perh. influenced by noscere, gnoscere, to learn to know), Gr. 'o`mona, Scr. n[=a]man. [root]267. Cf. Anonymous, Ignominy, Misnomer, Nominal, Noun.] 1. The title by which any person or thing is known or designated; a distinctive specific appellation, whether of an individual or a class. [1913 Webster] Whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. --Gen. ii. 19. [1913 Webster] What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A descriptive or qualifying appellation given to a person or thing, on account of a character or acts. [1913 Webster] His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. --Is. ix. 6. [1913 Webster] 3. Reputed character; reputation, good or bad; estimation; fame; especially, illustrious character or fame; honorable estimation; distinction. [1913 Webster] What men of name resort to him? --Shak. [1913 Webster] Far above . . . every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come. --Eph. i. 21. [1913 Webster] I will get me a name and honor in the kingdom. --1 Macc. iii. 14. [1913 Webster] He hath brought up an evil name upon a virgin. --Deut. xxii. 19. [1913 Webster] The king's army . . . had left no good name behind. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] 4. Those of a certain name; a race; a family. [1913 Webster] The ministers of the republic, mortal enemies of his name, came every day to pay their feigned civilities. --Motley. [1913 Webster] 5. A person, an individual. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] They list with women each degenerate name. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Christian name. (a) The name a person receives at baptism, as distinguished from surname; baptismal name; in western countries, it is also called a first name. (b) A given name, whether received at baptism or not. Given name. See under Given. In name, in profession, or by title only; not in reality; as, a friend in name. In the name of. (a) In behalf of; by the authority of. “ I charge you in the duke's name to obey me.” --Shak. (b) In the represented or assumed character of. “I'll to him again in name of Brook.” --Shak. Name plate, a plate as of metal, glass, etc., having a name upon it, as a sign; a doorplate. Pen name, a name assumed by an author; a pseudonym or nom de plume . --Bayard Taylor. Proper name (Gram.), a name applied to a particular person, place, or thing. To call names, to apply opprobrious epithets to; to call by reproachful appellations. To take a name in vain, to use a name lightly or profanely; to use a name in making flippant or dishonest oaths. --Ex. xx. 7. [1913 Webster] Syn: Appellation; title; designation; cognomen; denomination; epithet. Usage: Name, Appellation, Title, Denomination. Name is generic, denoting that combination of sounds or letters by which a person or thing is known and distinguished. Appellation, although sometimes put for name simply, denotes, more properly, a descriptive term (called also agnomen or cognomen), used by way of marking some individual peculiarity or characteristic; as, Charles the Bold, Philip the Stammerer. A title is a term employed to point out one's rank, office, etc.; as, the Duke of Bedford, Paul the Apostle, etc. Denomination is to particular bodies what appellation is to individuals; thus, the church of Christ is divided into different denominations, as Congregationalists, Episcopalians, Presbyterians, etc. [1913 Webster] Christian \Chris"tian\, a. 1. Pertaining to Christ or his religion; as, Christian people. [1913 Webster] 3. Pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical; as, a Christian court. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 4. Characteristic of Christian people; civilized; kind; kindly; gentle; beneficent. [1913 Webster] The graceful tact; the Christian art. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Christian Commission. See under Commission. Christian court. Same as Ecclesiastical court. Christian Endeavor, Young People's Society of. In various Protestant churches, a society of young people organized in each individual church to do Christian work; also, the whole body of such organizations, which are united in a corporation called the United Society of Christian Endeavor, organized in 1885. The parent society was founded in 1881 at Portland, Maine, by Rev. Francis E. Clark, a Congregational minister. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Christian era, the present era, commencing with the birth of Christ. It is supposed that owing to an error of a monk (Dionysius Exiguus, d. about 556) employed to calculate the era, its commencement was fixed three or four years too late, so that 1890 should be 1893 or 1894. Christian name, the name given in baptism, as distinct from the family name, or surname. [1913 Webster]

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