Definitions for "First named insured"
An insurance policy may have more than one party named as insured. In such cases, the first named insured attends to policy "housekeeping," i.e., pays premiums, initiates (or receive notice of) cancellation, or calls for interim changes in the contract. This is spelled out in commercial policies in the "common policy conditions."
First person listed in the Declarations as an insured. The first named insured may have a higher level of duties or rights under the policy.
The main policy holder on an insurance, literally the "first" name listed on a contract.