User Guide: Last Names

User Guide Contents

Genealone: To display and edit last names, log in as the administrator and go to Administration -> Last Names.
Genealone WP: To display and edit last names, log in as an administrator and go to the Dashboard and then to Genealone -> Last Names.

If you have more than one variants or transcription on some last name or the same last name with and without a prefix, you can select which of them is the main one and which is/are derived. Individuals with derived last names will be then displayed together with individuals with the main last name.

To set a last name as derived from another one, go to Last Names in the Administration (see above) and then click on “Edit” link next to the selected name. Simple form with list of all not-derived last names in the database will be displayed.