set of names by which an individual is known
A personal name is the label which identifies an individual person. It is a proper name; and it is usually made up of a given name plus a surname.
The Convention on the Rights of the Child specifies that a child has the right from birth to a name.
- ↑ Text of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 44/25 of 20 November 1989 entry into force 2 September 1990, in accordance with article 49, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.