Academic & Science »

Genealogy Abbreviations

Browse 352 acronyms and abbreviations related to the Genealogy terminology and jargon.

ISBGFHInternational Society for British Genealogy and Family HistoryRate it:
ISFHWEInternational Society of Family History Writers and EditorsRate it:
Iss.issue [offspring]Rate it:
j.m.jure matris (in the right of one's mother)Rate it:
j.u.jure uxoris (in the right of one's wife)Rate it:
JGSJewish Genealogical SocietyRate it:
KKilledRate it:
KBKnight of BathRate it:
KTKnightRate it:
KTKnight of the ThistleRate it:
LDLordRate it:
LEGLEGacyRate it:
LGLiving GenerationsRate it:
LGSLiverpool Genealogy Society, Inc.Rate it:
LIVLIVingRate it:
LODLine Of DescentRate it:
lpmslegitimatio per matrimonium subsequens (legitimisation by subsequent matrimony)Rate it:
lprplegitimatio per rescriptum principis (legitimisation by prince's rescript)Rate it:
mmarriedRate it:
mmarried,male, motherRate it:
M.MarriedRate it:
m2second marriageRate it:
m3third marriageRate it:
MDMarriedRate it:
mgfamaternal grandfatherRate it:

Know a good shorthand in the Genealogy jargon that we miss? Don't keep it to yourself!


"Genealogy." STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 10 Dec. 2016. <>.