Genealogy Projects tagged with first names on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Scottish Family Naming Conventions

    Record keeping has always favoured a patriarchal following. Names are usually "offspring of the father". Surnames follow the father's line. Maternal names were often lost once marriage changed the female's surname. I have noticed in my family and to an extent in other UK families that the maiden name of the mother or grandmother is found as a middle name in both male and female children. I ...

  • South Africa - Profile Conventions/Guidelines

    Conventions for Profile Management on the South African branch of the "World Family Tree" (WFT) The Naming Conventions outlined in this project, with the Supporting document, currently in version 3-2 . These conventions follow and are in line with: Coalition for the Standardization of GENi Naming Conventions Naming Conventions Wiki These Conventions follow the method suggested by pr...