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List of Given Names

Sometimes, deciphering a given name in an old handwritten document is not as easy as one might suppose. This could be due to the widespread use of abbreviations or to the difficulty in reading the handwriting. Use the following list of given names​ to assist you in interpreting the names mentioned in the documents.

Male Names - Female Names -​
Additional name lists can be found in the Spanish Records Extraction Guide: Appendix A1 - Given Names


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