This document provides the semantic definition for the GEDCOM X Name data type for use in structured data (e.g. RDFa, Microdata, JSON-LD, etc.). This data type is specified by the GEDCOM X Conceptual Model.

This data type extends the data type.


A name conclusion.


property expected type description
Properties from Name
type NameType The type of the name.
preferred boolean Whether the conclusion is preferred above other conclusions of the same type. Useful, for example, for display purposes.
nameForm NameForm Alternate forms of the name, such as the romanized form of a non-latin name.
Properties from Conclusion
confidence ConfidenceLevel The level of confidence the contributor has about the data.
attribution Attribution Attribution metadata for a conclusion.
source SourceReference The source references for a conclusion.
note Note Notes about a person.