Definition of Baptismal name

1. Noun. The first name given to Christians at birth or christening.

Exact synonyms: Christian Name
Generic synonyms: First Name, Forename, Given Name

Definition of Baptismal name

1. Noun. A name given at christening or confirmation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Baptismal Name

baps
baptisable
baptisand
baptisands
baptise
baptised
baptises
baptisia
baptisias
baptising
baptism
baptism by fire
baptism of fire
baptismal
baptismal font
baptismal name (current term)
baptismally
baptisms
baptisms by fire
baptisms of fire
baptisteries
baptistery
baptistic
baptistical
baptistries
baptistry
baptitoxine
baptizable
baptizand
baptizands

Literary usage of Baptismal name

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... momentarily on the head of the catechumen as a substitute for the baptismal robe (O'Kane, no. 350 sqq.). (5) baptismal name.—From the earliest times ..."

2. The Works of John C. Calhoun by John Caldwell Calhoun, Richard Kenner Crallé (1851)
"then, the baptismal name of these States,—received at their birth ;—by which they have ever ... baptismal name ..."

3. The Anti-slavery History of the John-Brown Year: Being the Twenty-seventh by American Anti-Slavery Society (1861)
"... through a general appreciation of its fitness, he had come to be more familiarly known than by his baptismal name or ecclesiastical designation. ..."

4. History of the Town of Whately, Mass.: Including a Narrative of Leading by James Monroe Crafts, Josiah Howard Temple (1899)
"... The name of a road is expressive like the name of a town or the baptismal name of a person. The direction of a road indicates the course of settlement ..."

5. The History of Ireland by Geoffrey Keating (1906)
"Was the baptismal name of Columcille ; Axal the name of his angel, without fault. And Demal his demon. Now Columcille clung to him as a name, because when ..."

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