The historical importance of a person's family tree is reflected in today's top 10 Welsh surnames, all of which are based on fathers' given names
A "mutual friend" in this pub scene addresses Dawes as "Baxter," but the narrative's focus on Paul at this point forestalls the use of his given name
And it seems that from the opening track God Given Name
, Solange is on a mission to remind us that she may be Beyonce's sister but she's definitely not going to sit in her shadow.
Studies of personal names show that history, language, and social attitudes are some of the information encoded in all names, which include family names or surnames and given names
. The term "given name
" is used in this paper instead of "first name" for describing the name or names we are given at birth, or which we give ourselves.
The six-part reality show is from Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, the queer creative team behind the cult favorite 2000 documentary The Eyes of Tammy Faye, in which a much younger "Jamie" (his given name
) makes barely more than a cameo--but it was enough to convince the duo to film him too.
She was appearing in the hit operetta Rosalinda on Broadway in the 1940s (as Shirley Schrift, her given name
) when she was first tapped for a Hollywood screen test by Harry Cohn of Columbia Pictures.
The member of Newport rap group Goldie Lookin' Chain has been refusing to share his given name
with his house mates.
His given name
was Mercurius, and since he thought it unseemly that the bishop of Rome should share the name of a pagan god, he took the name John.
One may think of Otto Dix, but he wasn't a direct influence; Debora--she signed her work with her given name
alone--was a true original.
It can be very hard to live up to your given name
, and often even more difficult to live it down.
Sulich (given name
: Veseljko) is a Dalmatian, a native of the island of Brac, and he did not enjoy what we might term a normal childhood.
Tyaba and Nalongo (whose name is not her given name
, but rather, a title meaning she has had twins) have had their cow for nearly two years.