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Most Common Latin Words in Records

  

The early, especially catholic church records, are written in the Latin language. Sometimes you will find different Latin words in different records meaning the same. Also abbreviations have been used quite often.

 

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W X

 

 

 

Latin term

English translation

A

amita 

avia

avunculus

avuncula

avus

 

   

aunt

grandmother

uncle

aunt

grandfather

 

B

baptisani, baptizatus 

 

    

baptized

C and K

commater

 compater

coniugalis

coniugatus

coniuges

coniugium

coniunctus

coniux

conjux

copulation

 

 

godmother

godfather

legitimate

(to be) married

spouse

marriage

(to be) married

husband

wife

marriage ceremony

 

D

defunctus, denatus

 

 

 death, dead, died

 

E

exitus

 

 

 death, dead, died

F

filia

filius

frater 

 

 

daughter

son

brother

 

G

genitor

genitores

genitus

germanus

 

 

father

parents 

born

brother

H

humatio, humatus 

 

 

 buried

 

I and J

illegitum

infans, infantulus

 

 

illegitimate

child

K   (please look under C)

 

 

L

legitimus

ligati

 

 

legitimate 

spouse

 

M

mater

marita

maritus

maternal

matrimonium

matrina

mortus

 

 

mother

wife

husband

godmother, also godparents

marriage

godmother

death, dead, died

 

 N

nata

nati 

natio mortuum

natus

noe, nomen

nothus

nupti

nuptiae

 

 

female (sex gender)

born

dead born

male (sex gender)

name

illegitimate

spouse

marriage ceremony

 

 O

ortus

 

 

born

 

P 

parentes, parentis

pater

patrini

patruus

plutus

 

 

parents

father

godparents

uncle

baptized

 

 R

relicta

relictus

renatus

 

 

widow

widower

baptized

 

 S

sepultus

solemnicatio

soror

sponsalitum

sponsati

sponso, sponsus

 

 

buried

marriage ceremony

sister

engaged

spouse

engaged

 

 T

testes

tumulatus

 

 

godparents, witnesses

buried

 

U 

uxor

uxoratus

 

  

wife

(to be) married

 

 V

 

 

 

 W

 

 

 

 X

 

 

 

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