Thirty Second Riddle

I am given at birth, at baptism, to the tonsured monk, and to the marker of death. I can be forgotten, erased, or changed; yet I can never be effaced. I am often forgotten by all mortal men who walk the earth. Everybody who walks the earth has one, it is the rare man who chooses one for himself. I cannot be touched or smelt. What am I?

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