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Abbreviations and Symbols
Abbreviations Symbols
abd
abdicated
*
born
ann
annulled
~
baptised
att
attained
died
bapt
baptised
executed
bef
before
>
on or after
cr
created
<
on or before
d.y./y
died young
buried
dep
deposed
§
event occurred by year shown
depr
deprived
half-siblings
div
divorced
=
married
dism
dismissed

no issue
dsp
died without issue
uncertain if married
dvp
died in father's lifetime
concubine
ext
extinct
divorce/annulment
forf
forfeited
-
non-marital relationship
inv
invested
uncertain if a relationship existed
k
killed
unknown relationship type
m
murdered
҂
never married
N
name or surname unknown
¦
uncertain parentage
NNF
name unknown - female
Θ
link to person within the same chart
NNM
name unknown - male
joint ruler
NSI
no issue surviving beyond infancy
ѧ
abdicated
ren
renounced

brief family tree for an individual
res
resigned

deposed
rev
revoked

т

titular
s
suicide
   
sp
(appearing after a year) died without issue
   
tit
titular
   
tr
translated to another see
   
u.
und
   
x
slain in battle
   
y
died young, usually, in infancy or early childhood
   
Titles
Abp
archbishop
Hr
herr
AD
archduke/erzherzog; archduchess/erzherzogin
HRE
holy roman emperor
AG
altgraf/altgrave; altgräfin/altgravine
HRH
his/her royal highness
Arch
archon
Hzg
herzog
Azn
Hzn
herzogin
B
baron/barone/barón/baran/báró
Inf
infante/infanta
Bart
baronet
Jhr, Jkvr
jonkheer, jonkvrouw
Bgf
burggraf/burgrave; burggräfin/burgravine
Jrl
jarl
Bgfn
burggräfin/burgravine
K
king
Bl
blessed
Kh
khan
Bp
bishop
L
lord
Bss
baroness/baronesse/baronne/baronessa/baronesa
Ld
laird
C
count/comte/conte/conde
Lg
landgraf/landgrave; landgräfin/landgravine
Card
cardinal
Ly
lady
Cav
cavaliere
M
marquess/marquis/marchese/marqués
Chanc
chancellor
Mg
markgraf/margrave; markgräfin/margravine
Chev
chevalier
Mhrja
maharaja
Chf
chief
Mz
mirza
Cons
consort
Mlla
madamigella
Cos
consul
Mlle
madamoiselle
CPal
count palatine
Mme
madame
CPr
crown Prince
Mss
marchioness/marquise/marchesa/marquesa
CPss
crown Princess
Mstr
master
Css
countess/comtesse/contessa/condesa
Nob
nobile
D
duke/duc/duca/duque
Nwb
nawab
Des
despot
P
prince/prince/principe/principe/prinz
Dict
dictator
Pal
palatine
Dg
doge
Pgf
pfalzgraf
Dm
dame
Pgfn
pfalzgräfin
dn
don
Ph
pharaoh
dna
donna/doña
PM
prime minister
Dph
dauphin
Pod
podestà
Dss
duchess/duchesse/duchessa/duquesa
Pres
president
E
earl
Pss
princess/princesse/principessa/principesa/prinzessin
Edl
edle, edler
Q
queen
Ehr
erbherr
QM
queen mother
El
elector/kurfürst
Rsgf
reichsgraf
Eldmn
ealdorman
Rfhr
reichsfreiherr
Em
emir/amir
Rhgf
rheingraf
Emp
emperor
Rhgfn
rheingräfin
Empss
empress
Rl
ruler
Erbp
erbprinz
Rr
ritter
Esq
esquire
Schk
schenk
Ffr
freifrau
Sh
shah
Fgf
freigraf
Shk
sheik/shaikh
Fgfn
freigräfin
Shka
sheika/shaika
Fhr
freiherr
Sn
signore, seigneur, señor
Fr
frau
Sna
signora, señora
Frn
freiin
Sr
sire
Fst
fürst
SR
sri rani
Fstn
fürstin
St
saint
GD, GHzg
grand duke; grand duchess, Großherzog
Sul
sultan
Gen
general
Tav
Gf
graf
Tsrn
tsarina/czarina
Gfn
gräfin
V
viscount/vicomte/visconte/visconde
gt
gennant
Voiv
voivode
GVoiv
grand voivode
Vss
viscountess/vicomtesse/viscontessa/viscondesa
Her
hereditary
W-u.R
wild- und Rheingraf/Rheingräfin
Hon
honourable
 
 



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