Practical International Data Management Online

Personal names

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Practical International Data Management of Personal Names

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Note: Onomastics External is the study of names and anthroponomastics External is the study of personal names.

Considerations

   Name elements

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      Nicknames 
      Given names
      Middle names
      Initials
      Surnames
      Family names
      Maiden name/Birth name
      Confirmation name
      Surname prefixes
      Surname suffixes
      Forms of address
      Functions
      Qualifications
      Occupation name
      Patronymics
      Matronymics
      Toponymics
      Generational name
      Calling/Known As Name
      Seniority
   Global variation

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Resources

      Falsehoods programmers believe about names External Patrick McKenzie looks at the assumptions programmers make about personal names, and how they're all wrong.  Cached version

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