Release 4


Vocabulary Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: Informative

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v2.NameUse (

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Source Concept DetailsRelationshipDestination Concept Details
Code from NameUseCode from v2 Name Type
usual (Usual)is equivalent toD (Customary Name)
official (Official)is equivalent toL (Official Registry Name)
temp (Temp)is equivalent toTEMP (Temporary Name)
nickname (Nickname)is equivalent toN (Nickname)
anonymous (Anonymous)is equivalent toS (Pseudonym)
old (Old)maps to wider conceptNOUSE (No Longer To Be Used)
maps to wider conceptBAD (Bad Name)
maiden (Name changed for Marriage)is equivalent toM (Maiden Name)



Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.