There is some complex discussion about how the names system in
GRAMPS can be improved in future versions. There is a bug: http://www.gramps-project.org/bugs/view.php?id=3161 and an email thread: [ http://gramps .1791082.n4.nabble.com/ Proposals-for-additional-name-fields-td1805382.html]
This page tries to collect and organise the discussion.
= Definitions =
Patronymic: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patronymic Middle name: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_name Plural last names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_name#Spain_and_Latin_America Family name: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_name Portuguese names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portuguese_name Spanish names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_naming_customs
= Explanation =
relevante quotes from the links above
''...In the case of Portuguese naming customs, the main surname (the one used in alphasorting, indexing, abbreviations, and greetings), appears last (reverse the order of Spanish surnames)...''
= Table of names =
(to be populated once we have a proposed set of headings)