Surnames

One real challenge for the reader of documents is the frequent use of abbreviations. Words, including names and places especially, are often abbreviated in the documents. You may refer to the following list of common abbreviations for help in deciphering some of the abbreviations you come across.

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Domingz Domínguez
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erro Herrero   
Escudo Escudero  

 


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​Fernãdez ​Fernández
Fernez ​Fernández   
Fernz ​Fernández  
Ferñz ​Fernández  

 


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Ga García
​Gara ​García
​Grã. ​García
​Gimenz ​Giménez
​Gos ​González
​Gonz~ ​González
​Gonzz ​González
​Gutierrz ​Gutiérrez
​Gutiez ​Gutiérrez
​Gutoz ​Gutiérrez
​Gutz ​Gutiérrez

 


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Hernãdez Hernández
​Herndz Hernández
​Herñz ​Hernández
​Hrñz ​Hernández
​Herr.a ​Herrera
​Herro ​Herrero
​Herr.os ​Herreros

 


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​​Marn Martín
​Marñz ​​Martínez
​Mtin ​Martin
​​Mrñ ​Martin
​Mtñ Martín
Mrñz ​​​Martínez
Mrz Martínez

 


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Rêz. Rodríguez
Ro Rodríguez
Rodrig.z Rodríguez

 


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Salg.do Salgado
​Shez Sánchez  
Shz Sánchez  

 


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​Vazqez ​Vázquez
​Vazqz ​Vázquez
​Vdugo ​Verdugo

 

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