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A supermodel is kind of that first-name recognition, but I'm not quite ready for that super part yet, and I'm afraid that by the time I am, I'm going to be too old anyway.
Christine Teigen

Meaning of "first-name" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FIRST-NAME

first-name  [ˌfɜːstˈneɪm] play
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WHAT DOES FIRST-NAME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of first-name in the English dictionary

The definition of first-name in the dictionary is to be on first-name terms If two people are on first-name terms, they know each other well enough to call each other by their first names, rather than having to use a more formal title.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FIRST-NAME


bename
bɪˈneɪm
birthname
ˈbɜːθˌneɪm
code-name
ˈkəʊdˌneɪm
filename
ˈfaɪlˌneɪm
forename
ˈfɔːˌneɪm
jobname
ˈdʒɒbˌneɪm
name
neɪm
nickname
ˈnɪkˌneɪm
outname
ˌaʊtˈneɪm
overname
ˌəʊvəˈneɪm
pathname
ˈpɑːθˌneɪm
prename
ˈpriːneɪm
rename
riːˈneɪm
sirname
ˈsɜːˌneɪm
surname
ˈsɜːˌneɪm
username
ˈjuːzəˌneɪm
what´s-her-name
wɒtsəneɪm
what´s-its-name
ˈwɒtsɪtsˌneɪm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FIRST-NAME

first-degree burn
first-floor
first-foot
first-footing
first-generation
first-grade
first-grader
first-hand
first-line
first-loss policy
first-named
first-nighter
first-order
first-past-the-post
first-past-the-post system
first-person
first-person shooter
first-rate
first-strike
first-string

WORDS THAT END LIKE FIRST-NAME

big name
brand name
code name
domain name
family name
file name
first name
full name
given name
good name
household name
last name
maiden name
middle name
place name
screen name
Suriname
to-name
trade name
what´s-his-name

Synonyms and antonyms of first-name in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «first-name» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FIRST-NAME

Find out the translation of first-name to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of first-name from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «first-name» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

直呼其名
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nombre de pila
570 millions of speakers

English

first-name
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रथम नाम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الاسم الأول
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

первого название
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

primeiro nome
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রথম নাম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

prénom
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

nama pertama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vornamen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ファーストネームの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

첫째 이름
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

jeneng ngarep
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đầu tiên tên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முதல் பெயர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पहिले नाव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

İsim
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

first-name
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Nazwa pierwszy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

першого назву
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Primul nume
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πρώτη - όνομα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eerste naam
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förnamn
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fornavn
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of first-name

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FIRST-NAME»

The term «first-name» is very widely used and occupies the 3.632 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FIRST-NAME» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «first-name» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «first-name» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about first-name

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QUOTES WITH «FIRST-NAME»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word first-name.
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Christine Teigen
A supermodel is kind of that first-name recognition, but I'm not quite ready for that super part yet, and I'm afraid that by the time I am, I'm going to be too old anyway.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FIRST-NAME»

Discover the use of first-name in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to first-name and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
You Are Your First Name
Why is "David" resourceful, attractive, articulate? What makes "Patricia" adventurous, optimistic, charming? Gain insight to the personalities of your family, friends, lover, boss, and yourself through the science of numerology.
Ellin Dodge, 2000
2
I Know My First Name Is Steven
Tells how convicted child molester Kenneth Eugene Parnell abducted Steven, raising him as his own son for seven years until the boy's escape
Mike Echols, 1999
3
Love by Its First Name
This is a heart-warming and thought-provoking story of two people who, for different reasons, have kept their deepest feelings from arising - even into their own awareness.
Don Hanley, 2005
4
First Name Reverse Dictionary: Given Names Listed by Meaning
This innovative dictionary allows the user to find given names which relate to a specific meaning.
Yvonne Navarro, 2007
5
The Everything Large-Print Crossword Dictionary: Finding a ...
... 5 enero First name at Woodstock 4 jimi First name in advice 3 ann First name in animation 4 walt First name in bridge 4 omar First name in cakes 4 sara First name in coaching 3 ara First name in comedy 3 emo 5 harpo First name in cooking ...
Charles Timmerman, 2010
6
The PEERS Manual for School-Based Professionals: Social ...
If you did not organize a get-together with another teen or other teens in the past month, leave the section below blank. Friend's first name Friend's first name Friend's first name Friend's first name Friend's first name Friend's first name ...
Elizabeth A. Laugeson, 2013
7
The Perfect Name: A Step-by-step Guide to Naming Your Baby
JSS. Abov most important consideration in choosing the right-sounding first and middle names. As your child grows and enters the workforce, his identity will no longer be as simple as a first name. He will be referred to by first and last or, if he  ...
Jeanine Cox, 2004
8
Doing Business in the New China: A Handbook and Guide
Order of Names Chinese: Wang Aidang Surname First Name Western: Jane Smith First Name Surname The opposite, however, is the case: Whereas in the United States, or Europe the first-mentioned name stands for the first, or given name ...
Birgit Zinzius, 2004
9
Language Variation _ European perspectives II: Selected ...
3.2 Social gender and leadership Using a first name (in the French discourse in any case) suggests intimacy, or at least familiarity (Cameron 1992:106—107). Previous research on terms of address in the French press (Baider 2007) confirms a ...
Stavroula Tsiplakou, Marilena Karyolemou, Pavlos Pavlou, 2009
10
A Child's Journey Through Placement
Identity problems may become more severe with a change in the first name. A child's identity is usually strongly tied to his first name. Changing the first name infers that his identity is not acceptable. Although certainly not every child whose first ...
Vera I Fahlberg, 2012

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FIRST-NAME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term first-name is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Their master's voice: Orange Order's Edward Stevenson
He would have been on first-name terms with the Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, along with all of the cabinet and most of the MPs. Share. «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
2
Mick Jagger mentions Marcus Mariota from LP Field stage at Stones …
... to the Tennessee Titans while his band played in the team's stadium on Wednesday night. And Mick is on a first-name basis with Marcus. «ESPN, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. First-Name [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/first-name-1>. Mar 2024 ».
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