firstname

firstname — A given name of a person.

Synopsis

firstname ::=

Description

Use firstname for any given name or chosen name of a person. This is also used for forenames and sometimes nicknames.

V5.1A firstname is an alternative to givenname.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. In an address, this element may inherit the verbatim qualities of an address.

Parents

These elements contain firstname: bibliomixed, bibliomset, personname.

Children

The following elements occur in firstname: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, biblioref, coref, date, emphasis (db._emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, link, olink, phrase (db._phrase), quote (db._quote), remark, subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.

See Also

Related elements: affiliation, honorific, lineage, othername, surname.