Free Chapter – Names in your Ancestry Tree

What’s inside this chapter of the guide?

  • Dealing with Name Variants, Changes and Alternate Names
  • How to record additional names in Ancestry
  • Using Also Known As (AKA) versus Name Facts
  • General Naming Guidelines
  • Choosing the Primary Name from Multiple Spellings
  • Dealing with Variations in Census Records
  • Dealing with Adoption and Other Name Changes
  • Married and Maiden Names
  • Nickname Do’s and Don’ts
  • Titles and Suffixes
  • Case Studies and Examples