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Nancy: nickname for Ann or Anna

Nat, Nate, Nathan: nickname for Nathaniel, and sometimes for Jonathan

naturalia: (latin) illegitimate (born out of wedlock)

natus: (latin) born

neè: (french) surname at birth; i.e., a woman's maiden name. Example

Ned: nickname for Edward (See also Ted)

Nellie, Nelly: nickname for Elinor, Elinora, Eleanor

nephew: son of one's brother or sister or brother- or sister-in-law. (archaic) grandson

new style (N.S.) date post-1751. See Calendars

Nicey: nickname for Eunice

Nina: nickname for Pernina

nominatus: (latin) named

nonus, nono: (latin) ninth

Nora, Norrie: nickname for Elinor, Elnora

novem: (latin) the number nine

nuncupative will: an oral will made by the deceased in the presence of witnesses. Example

nupta: wed; married. Examples


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