Genealogy Projects tagged with Naming Conventions on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Geni naming conventions - Lithuania

    For basic profile naming principles on the GENI network please refer to Geni Naming Conventions page . Area-specific rules are also listed on under Geni Naming Conventions page under the Area Specific Rules sub-heading. Specifics of Lithuanian names are described in a Lithuanian name Wikipedia article . Please take a look at the most popular names in Lithuania . Please read this article...

  • Geni naming conventions - Colonial America

    Geni naming conventions - Colonial America See the projects Geni naming conventions and Geni naming conventions - data entry for general guidance. Use ordinary case. Name Preference Settings can be used to change how names are displayed to your personal preference. Place the last name a person was born with in the Birth Surname field and the last name they died with in the Surname fie...

  • Geni naming conventions - Latin America

    Geni naming conventions - Latin America See the projects Geni naming conventions and Geni naming conventions - data entry for general guidance. Use ordinary case. Name Preference Settings can be used to change how names are displayed to your personal preference. Place the last name a person was born with in the Birth Surname field and the last name they died with in the Surname field. ...

  • Middle-Namers

    This project highlights famous/notable people who use their middle names instead of their first names.* middle names= Used with permission from the Geni Blog . While the concept of a "middle name" has been around since the Middle Ages, it was not until 1835 that the phrase "middle name" first appeared in the Harvard University periodical Harvadiana . The three-name structure commonly found toda...

  • Geni naming conventions - Greece

    Conventions for Profile Management on the Greek branch of the "World Family Tree" (WFT) The Naming Conventions outlined in this project conform to: GENi Naming Conventions The intention is to minimize data conflicts and optimise consistency in the GENi matching /merging technology & ensure that we do not find ourselves with names in the wrong fields when the GENi software engineers rele...

  • Geni naming conventions - native Americans

    Geni naming conventions - native Americans See the projects Geni naming conventions and Geni naming conventions - data entry for general guidance. Use ordinary case. Name Preference Settings can be used to change how names are displayed to your personal preference. Early native Americans peoples did not traditionally have a surname. Leave birth surname and Last Name / Surname fields b...

  • Geni naming conventions - data entry

    Conventions for name entry in the Geni "World Family Tree" (WFT) The naming conventions outlined in this project conform to GENi naming conventions . The intention is to minimize data conflicts and optimise consistency in the GENi matching /merging technology & ensure that we do not find ourselves with names in the wrong fields when the GENi software engineers release program enhancements. T...

  • Geni naming conventions - genealogical methods

    Geni naming conventions - genealogical methods See the projects Geni naming conventions and Geni naming conventions - data entry for general guidance. Use ordinary case. Name Preference Settings can be used to change how names are displayed to your personal preference. Name as close to original name as possible, language, geography and time period to be taken into consideration. Bir...

  • Medieval Europe

    The scope of this project is Europe during the Middle Ages; a period that began with the fall of the Western Roman Empire in 476 and ended during the European Renaissance in the 14th century. THIS IS AN INDEX - PLEASE ATTACH ONLY PROJECTS, NOT PROFILES Discussion Link for Curators who want to help by taking on Medieval Profiles as MPs Link to an Interactive Medieval Map of Europe in 144...

  • Geni naming conventions - Germany

    Geni naming conventions - Germany See the projects Geni naming conventions and Geni naming conventions - data entry for general guidance. Use ordinary case. Name Preference Settings can be used to change how names are displayed to your personal preference. Name as close to original name as possible, language, geography and time period to be taken into consideration. Patronymics in t...

  • Geni naming conventions - Wales

    Geni naming conventions - Wales See the projects Geni naming conventions and Geni naming conventions - data entry for general guidance. Use ordinary case. Name Preference Settings can be used to change how names are displayed to your personal preference. Name as close to original name as possible, language, geography and time period to be taken into consideration. Patronymics in the...

  • Geni naming conventions - Scotland

    Geni naming conventions - Scotland See the projects Geni naming conventions and Geni naming conventions - data entry for general guidance. Use ordinary case. Name Preference Settings can be used to change how names are displayed to your personal preference. Name as close to original name as possible, language, geography and time period to be taken into consideration Gaelic names for...

  • Geni naming conventions - French-Canada

    Geni naming conventions - French-Canada See the projects Geni naming conventions and Geni naming conventions - data entry for general guidance. French-Canadian Women Kept/Keep Their Maiden Names French-Canadian women living in Québec today keep their maiden name and are known by that name in religious, administrative and legal documents; not by their husband’s names. It has always bee...

  • Geni naming conventions - Finland and Karelia

    Geni naming conventions - Finland and Karelia See: Finland and Karelia project - General naming standard General naming standard It is important that a standard name is used at least in one language page of the profile, because Geni is a common family tree database. Otherwise there is a risk that later we have to merge enormous "shadow trees". The standard names vary typically by region a...

  • Geni naming conventions - Viking & Nordic

    Geni naming conventions - Viking & Nordic Nordic names for Nordic people Titles go in the Last Name or Suffix field Well-known Bynames are typically entered in the Last Name field Patronymics in the Middle Name field Adjust First Name field to avoid misunderstandings or mistaken identity where necessary, by adding *order/number, byname, or patronymic if necessary Maiden names are ...

  • Geni naming conventions - Philippines

    Geni naming conventions - the Philippines See the projects Geni naming conventions and Geni naming conventions - data entry for general guidance. Use ordinary case. Name Preference Settings can be used to change how names are displayed to your personal preference. Place the last name a person was born with in the Birth Surname field and the last name they died with in the Surname field...

  • Geni naming conventions

    Geni Naming Conventions Formerly titled “Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions” Last updated 15 December 2023 This project aims to provide accurate naming conventions for specific places, languages and times. For the Big Tree (World Family Tree) it is important that we try to unite on one good naming practice, trying to use the best genealogical standard. For our ...

  • Geni naming conventions - Ancient Rome

    Geni naming conventions - Ancient Rome Roman names can be confusing because they do not follow modern European and American naming customs. As a general rule of thumb, the Roman surname is the second of three names, not the third. Geni's name fields do not yet handle Roman names effectively. The most effective workaround is to place all names in the First Name field. Leaving the Middle Name a...

  • Geni naming conventions - Russia

    Geni naming conventions - Russia Formerly called “Naming conventions for Russian Empire and Tsardom” Last updated 16 December 2023 See the projects Geni naming conventions and Geni naming conventions - data entry for general guidance. Use ordinary case. Name Preference Settings can be used to change how names are displayed to your personal preference. Name as close to original nam...

  • Geni naming conventions - the Bible

    Geni naming conventions - the Bible This refers to the Biblical Tree project, which contains a section on naming conventions. No point in repeating it. So check it out there.

  • Geni naming conventions - Normans

    Geni naming conventions - Normans Main principle: Name as close to original name as possible, with language, geography and time period to be taken into consideration French names for Normans and early Anglo-Normans (thus: Richard I 'Sans-Peur' de Normandie, not Richard I 'the Fearless' of Normandy ) Titles usually go in the Suffix field, and written in French forms (Comte de, Duc de, S...

  • Geni naming conventions - Scottish kings

    Geni naming conventions - Scottish kings Name as close to original name as possible, language, geography and time period to be taken into consideration Gaelic names for Scottish/Gaelic speaking people as far as possible Patronymics in the Middle Name field Titles usually go in the Last Name field Adjust First Name field to avoid misunderstandings or mistaken identity where necessary...

  • Geni naming conventions - enslaved Americans

    Geni naming conventions - enslaved Americans See the projects Geni naming conventions and Geni naming conventions - data entry for general guidance. Use ordinary case. Name Preference Settings can be used to change how names are displayed to your personal preference. Place the last name a person was born with in the Birth Surname field and the last name they died with in the Surname f...

  • Geni naming conventions - England

    Geni naming conventions - England See the projects Geni naming conventions and Geni naming conventions - data entry for general guidance. Use ordinary case. Name Preference Settings can be used to change how names are displayed to your personal preference. Name as close to original name as possible, language, geography and time period to be taken into consideration. Patronymics in t...

  • Geni naming conventions - Anglo Saxon

    Geni naming conventions - Anglo Saxon See the projects Geni naming conventions and Geni naming conventions - data entry for general guidance. Use ordinary case. Name Preference Settings can be used to change how names are displayed to your personal preference. Name as close to original name as possible, language, geography and time period to be taken into consideration. Anglo-Saxon n...

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