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Here it is-

I am owned from birth until death,
never borrowed nor stolen can I be.
Yet I am most often used by others,
and rarely by the one who possesses me.

What am I?
— from The Adventurer’s Guild to Dragons

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Is it

your name?

I am owned from birth until death,

your name is yours from birth until death

never borrowed nor stolen can I be.

your name is yours and can't be borrowed or stolen (unlike your identity)

Yet I am most often used by others,

people use your name when communicating with youi

and rarely by the one who possesses me.

rarely do you call yourself by your own name.

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  • $\begingroup$ I thought it was an anime.. $\endgroup$
    – athin
    Jan 1, 2019 at 22:16
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Is it

your name? In Western Civilization, one usually keeps it his whole life, but he/she almost never uses it - it's used by others.

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  • $\begingroup$ Ah, you beat me by 5 seconds. I've deleted by answer. $\endgroup$
    – user46002
    Jan 1, 2019 at 21:09
  • $\begingroup$ haha ok. I saw this at just the right time $\endgroup$
    – Brandon_J
    Jan 1, 2019 at 21:09
  • $\begingroup$ It's definitely correct: bit.ly/2EXJFsw $\endgroup$
    – user46002
    Jan 1, 2019 at 21:11
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It could be

a social security number

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