- The definition of Christian name means the name you were given at birth or at a christening service.
An example of a Christian name is a person who was born as Anne.
Christian name definition by Webster's New World
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the baptismal name or given name, as distinguished from the surname or family name
Christian name definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A name given at baptism. Also called baptismal name.
- A name that precedes a person's family name, especially the first name.