First Name Abbrevations



Abbreviations and old forms of Christian names  
This is NOT a definitive total list  
Register entries Modern day Equivalent    
Ames Ames           (an old name no longer in use)  
Avice Avice    
Avis Avice    
Chas. Charles    
Elenor Eleanor    
Elisabeth Elizabeth    
Eliz. Elizabeth    
Elizth Elizabeth    
Eliza. Elizabeth    note punctuation  
Eliza: Elizabeth    note punctuation  
Eliza Eliza           note lack of punctuation = literally Eliza  
Ellenor Eleanor    
Ellinor Eleanor    
Fanny Fanny    
Geo. George    
Gul. William short for Latin Guilielmus  
Guliel William short for Latin Guilielmus  
Han. Hannah    
Hanna Hannah    
Hen. Henry    
Hy. Henry    
ioh. John I = J, so loh. = Joh.  
Jac. James Latin Jacobus  
Jacob Jacob as written  
Jacobus James Latin Jacobus  
Jas. James    
Jas James    
Jer. Jeremiah    
Joh. John    
Jo. John    
Jone Joan    
Jno. John Never let anyone tell you that this is Jonathan  
Jon. Jonathan    
Jona Jonathan    
Jos. Joseph    
Josh. Joshua    
Josh Josiah    
Marg. Margaret    
Mich. Michael    
Micls Michael    
Nich. Nicholas    
Nics Nicholas    
Ric. Richard    
Rich. Richard    
Sar. Sarah    
Theo. Theodore    
Tho. Thomas    
Thos. Thomas    
Zach. Zacharius