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Genealogy Abbreviations

Browse 357 acronyms and abbreviations related to the Genealogy terminology and jargon.

NIGSNational Institute for Genealogical Studies (Toronto)Rate it:
NMWNot MY WifeRate it:
nnnomen nescio (not named; name unknownRate it:
NOKNext Of KinRate it:
NRno recordRate it:
NSDARNational Society of the Daughters of the American RevolutionRate it:
NSSARNational Society of the Sons of the American RevolutionRate it:
nuncnuncupativeRate it:
NYGBRNew York Genealogical and Biographical RecordRate it:
NYGBSNew York Genealogical and Biographical SocietyRate it:
NZSGNew Zealand Society of GenealogistsRate it:
O/SOpposite SideRate it:
OBOBdormio (died)Rate it:
ob.died (obit [Lat.])Rate it:
occ.occupationRate it:
OFPAOrder of the Founders and Patriots of AmericaRate it:
OGFÖstgota Genealogiska ForeningRate it:
OSOld StyleRate it:
OSPObiit Sine ProleRate it:
PPost-Rate it:
P.S.Patriotic ServiceRate it:
PAPapers submitted (e.g., naturalization papers)Rate it:
PalAmPALatines to AMericaRate it:
parparishRate it:
PARGPoly ADP Ribose GlycohydrolaseRate it:

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