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German to English Translations of
Genealogical and Relationship Terms

Transcribed by AwesomeGenealogy.com April 2003
Source: A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Germanic Ancestors
By: Chris Anderson and Ernest Thode 2000

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Ahnentafel
Akt(e)
Aufgebot
Beerdigung
Begräbnis
Copulation
Ehe, Eheschließung
Firmung
Gatte
Gattin
Geb., geboren
Geburtsschein
Geburtsurkunde
gefallen
geheiratet
genannt
gesch., geschieden
gest., gestorben
get., getauft
getraut
Hebamme
Heirat
hinterlassen
Hochzeit
Junge
Jungfrau, Jungfer
Junggeselle(e)
Jüngling
Knabe
Kommunikant
Konfirmation
kopuliert
ledig
legitimiert
Mädchen
männlich
minderjährig
mündig
nachgelassen
niedergekommen
Niedeerkunft
N(omen), N(escio) (Latin)
Nattaufe
Pate
Patin
scheiden lassen
Scheidung
schwanger
Selbstmord
selig
Sippe
Sohn, Söhnlein
Stammbaum
stammen
Sterbefall, Sterben
sterben
Sterberegister
Sterbeurkunde
Taufe
taufen
Taufregister
Taufurkunde
Tochter, Töchterlein
Tod
Todesurkunde
Todesurache
tot
totgeboren
trauen
Trauregister
Trauung
Trauurkunde
unehelich
Urkunde
verehelicht
Verehelichung
verh., verheiratet
Verlobung
verst., verstorben
verwaist
volljährig
Vormund
Vorname
Wahlkind
Waise
Weib
Ancestor Chart
record
(marriage) banns
burial, interment
burial
marriage
marriage
(Catholic) confirmation
husband
wife
born
birth certificate
birth record
died in combat, fell
married
called, known as
divorce
died
baptized
married
midwife
marriage
surviving, left behind
wedding
boy
maiden, virgin
bachelor
young man
boy
communicant
confirmation
joined in marriage
single
legitimized
girl
male
under age, minor
of (legal) age
surviving
delivered (a child)
delivery (of a child)
name unkown
emergency baptism
male bamptismal sponsor
female bamptismal sponsor
get a divorce
divorce
pregnant
suicide
late, deceased
family, clan
son
family tree
originate, stem
death
die
death register
death record
baptism
baptize
baptismal register
baptismal record
daughter
death
death record
cause of death
dead
stillborn
marry
marriage register
wedding
marriage record
out of wedlock
record, document
married
marriage
married
engagement
deceased
orphaned
of legal age
guardian
given name, Christian name
adopted child
orphan
woman, wife

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Transcribed by AwesomeGenealogy.com April 2003
Source: A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Germanic Ancestors
By: Chris Anderson and Ernest Thode 2000

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