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De:Namen in Gramps

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* Auch bekannt als: ein anderer Name unter dem die Person bekannt ist
One can add name typesMan kann neue Namensarten hinzufügen. Eg, for some cultures, a new name is adopted after (adult) baptizing. So one could just type in a new name type 'Baptized name', which from then onwards will be selectable in the name type for this family tree. Some people have a preference for 'Nick Name' nametype, instead of AKA.
==Names in a Name Type==
(The accuracy of this section is contested --[[User:Duncan|DuncanNZ]] 09:49, 26 August 2008 (EDT))<!-- we need to look in the email archive for a proper definition by the people who requested this feature. -->
Call name is a transliteration of the German word ''Rufname'' or the Swedish oder Schwedisch ''tilltalsnamn''ist kein Spitzname oder notwendiger weise der Name wie jemand genannt wird. It is therefore sometimes a source of confusion. It is not a nicknameEs ist der Teil des Vornamen, or necessarily the ''name'' someone is ''called''der offiziell verwendet wird. <!-- This is not necessarily correct: --><!-- It is however a part or a variation of the Given name which is the officially used part of that Given nameDer Rufname kann sich seit 1959 im laufe des Lebens (bei mehreren Vornamen) ändern. -->
Among the formal forenames given at birth some cultures pick out a particular one to use for official and normal public use: the Call Name. (Think of it as analogous to the ancient idea that a person's public name is not his 'real' secret name, knowledge of which would give power over him to others). One of the formal given birth forenames is taken (typically *not* the first) as the Call Name: it is an official name frequently underlined in official documents. The concept is common in Northern Europe; the call name is often a saint's name or that of an honoured relative; or the first name may be the 'spiritual' name, while the call name is a secular one. There are contrasting views on whether a shortened form of a person's name can also be a call name; some consider that to be a nickname; as an additional complication, for example in Sweden, the (official) call name may be a name that is different from any of the forenames given at birth.

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