Sweden's Multiple Naming Systems and How They Changed in the 1800s

Martha Garrett, PhD, CG
Oct 6, 2017
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Speaker's Introduction
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Introduction
7m 11s
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Patronymic Naming System
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Formation of Patronym
10m 41s
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Unofficial Names
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Dalarna System
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Noble Names
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Outside Groups
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Surprising Names
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Name Regulation
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About this webinar

This lecture will demonstrate the complexity of names and potential pitfalls regarding names in one particular culture—Sweden. It will raise awareness about personal names and present a broadly applicable strategy for getting names right in genealogical work. Presented live at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and sponsored by the Board for Certification of Genealogy.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Dr. Martha J. Garrett, PhD, CG, came to genealogy from an earlier professional life as a researcher and research trainer. After being educated in the United States (BA, Wellesley College; PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill), she moved to Sweden, where she took
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