- The definition of a forename is a person's first name.
An example of forename is Beverly.
forename definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
a given name; personal name; name before the surname
forename definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A name before one's surname; a first name.