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n. ~ The word or phrase by which an individual, family, organization, or thing is known.

(NARA ARC glossary) The preferred name may include surname, forename, family name, birth and death dates, letters, initials, abbreviations, phrases, or numbers used in place of a name, or some combination of those elements. You can find other names by which the person is known, including nicknames, pen names, or transliterations in Variant Names.