Soundex Cards Abbreviations
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Abbreviations and Terms
Used in Soundex Cards and Census Records

This list is not intended to be all inclusive. Enumerators frequently were extremely creative with abbreviations. If you find any that I have not listed, send me an email and I'll add them to this collection.

NR - Not Reported, No Response
Sil - Sister-in-law

AbbreviationDescriptionAbbreviationDescription
AAuntAdAdopted
AdClAdopted childAdDAdopted daughter
AdGclAdopted grandchildAdMAdopted mother
AdSAdopted sonAlAunt-in-law
ApApprenticeAsstAssistant
AtAttendantBBrother
BarBartenderBBoyBound boy
BGirlBound girlBlBrother-in-law
BoBoarderBoyBoy
BuButlerCCousin
CapCaptainChaChamber Maid
CilCousin-in-lawClChild
CoaCoachmanComCompanion
CookCookDDaughter
DlDaughter-in-lawDlaDay laborer
DomDomesticDwDish washer
EmpEmployeeEnEngineer
FFatherFaHFarm hand
FaLFarm laborerFaWFarm worker
FBFoster brotherFFFoster father
FiFiremanFirst CFirst cousin
FLFather-in-lawFMFoster mother
FoBFoster brotherFoSFoster son
FoSiFoster sisterGAGreat aunt
GclGrandchildGDGranddaughter
GFGrandfatherGGFGreat-grandfather
GGGFGreat-great-grandfatherGGGMGreat-great-grandmother
GGMGreat-grandmotherGMGrandmother
GmlGrandmother-in-lawGNGrand or great nephew
GNiGrand or great nieceGoGoverness
God ClGod childGSGrandson
GslGrand son-in-lawGUGreat uncle
GuaGuardianGuestGuest
HbHalf brotherHblHalf brother-in-law
HeHerderHelpHelp
H.GiHired girlHhHired hand
HkHousekeeperHlgHireling
HmHired manHMaidHousemaid
HSiHalf sisterHSilHalf sister-in-law
HusbandHusbandHwHouseworker
IInmateLLodger
LaLaborerLauLaunderer
MMotherMaidMaid
ManManagerMatMatron
MLMother-in-lawNNephew
NiNieceNilNiece-in-law
NlNephew-in-lawNuNurse
OOfficerPPatient
PaPartnerPhPhysician
PorPorterPrPrisoner
PriPrincipalPrvPrivate
PuPupilRRoomer
SSonSaSailor
SalSalesladySbStepbrother
SblStep brother-in-lawSclStep child
SdStepdaugtherSdlStep daughter-in-law
SeServantSe.ClServant's child
SfStepfatherSflStep father-in-law
SgdStep granddaughterSgsStep grandson
SiSisterSlSon-in-law
SmStepmotherSmlStep mother-in-law
SsStepsonSsiStepsister
SsilStep sister-in-lawSslStep son-in-law
SuSuperintendantTenTenant
UUncleUlUncle-in-law
ViVisitorWWife
WaWardenWaiWaitress
WardWardWkmWorkman
WtWaiterWidWidow/er
 

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