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Browse 395 acronyms and abbreviations related to the Genealogy terminology and jargon.

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AAGRAAustralasian Association of Genealogists and Record AgentsRate it:
AASAnno Aetatis Suae (Died in the year of (his/her) age)Rate it:
AASAmerican Antiquarian SocietyRate it:
ACCACCording to ....Rate it:
ACKDAcknowledgedRate it:
ADMRAdministratorRate it:
ADMXAdministratrixRate it:
ADSAD Sectam (at the suit of ....)Rate it:
AETAetatis (about the age of ....)Rate it:
AFNAncestral File NumberRate it:
AGAccredited GenealogistRate it:
AG:ABCAmerican Genealogy: A Basic CourseRate it:
AGRAAssociation of Genealogists and Record AgentsRate it:
AHAunts HusbandRate it:
AIHAAustralian-Irish Heritage AssociationRate it:
ALDALDermanRate it:
AMAnno Mundi (year of the world)Rate it:
AMHSAlberta M├ętis Historical SocietyRate it:
APGAssociation of Professional GenealogistsRate it:
APGIAssociation of Professional Genealogists in IrelandRate it:
APGQAssociation of Professional Genealogists QuarterlyRate it:
APIAsian / Pacific IslanderRate it:

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2 Comments
  • Judi Pollock
    Judi Pollock
    What is the meaning of the following abbreviation, "torn, rec, before ch.?"
    LikeReply 23 years ago
  • Elizabeth Potter
    Elizabeth Potter
    What do the initials, W.H., mean after the mother's name in parrish baptism records? There is no father listed in these entries.
    LikeReply 23 years ago
    • Patrick McGrath
      Patrick McGrath
      A guess. Without Husband
      LikeReply 23 years ago

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