Genealogy Projects tagged with first names 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...

  • 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. Co...