Genealogy Projects tagged with Naming Conventions on the Geni Family Tree

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  • South Africa - Profile Naming Conventions

    Conventions for Profile Management on the South African branch of the "World Family Tree" (WFT) The Naming Conventions outlined in this project conform to: Coalition for the Standardization of GENi Naming Conventions Naming Conventions Wiki The intention is to minimise data conflicts and optimise consistency in the GENi matching /merging technology & ensure that we do not find ourse...

  • Middle-Namers

    This project highlights famous/notable people who use their middle names instead of their first names. About 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 com...

  • Geni Guide to Chinese Names

    For general information on Chinese genealogy, see the China Portal project. If you use English or any non-Chinese language as interface language across the site, and you'd like to fill in the Chinese characters, please note that the name fields under Chinese tabs have been changed as follows. title : the highest full imperial or noble title, including the posthumous name (諡) as recognized...

  • Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions

    This project aims to provide accurate naming conventions for specific places and times. General Rules 1. Use ordinary case. Do not enter surnames in all uppercase. Here is the place to change your personal settings so that your Birth Surnames shows in CAPS even when entered in ordinary case . 2. Try to get the Default name as close to the original name as possible , taking into account th...

  • 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. Discussion Link for Curators who want to help by taking on Medieval Profiles as MPs List of medieval Europe projects Medieval Resources Online The Dark Ages Holy Grail of History Medieval M...

  • Kings of Ancient Britannia

    This project will keep track of the kings of ancient Britain, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland beginning with the Roman invasion of Britain in 55 AD to 1066 AD at the coronation of Harold II and beginning of the Middle Ages. Naming Conventions We will use titles in the native language. Cadeyrn Fendigaid ap Gwrtheyrn did not speak English, so he was never once called "King of Powys." His title w...