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Recording name for infant who died unnamed?

Going back in my genealogy, I find children who died in infancy. Some were given names, some weren't. How should I record those with no given names? Often there were multiple unnamed children in a ...
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How should I record sex change/gender reassignment? [duplicate]

My tree includes a living relative who was born male and is now legally and otherwise female. My only record of the change, at this point, is an alternate name (I use GRAMPS). I have recorded her ...
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Encoding Surnames with Gender Variations (Greek, Czech, Russian, etc) in Gramps?

Background: In some cultures, such as Greek, Bulgarian, Russian, Slovak, Czech, etc. surnames change form depending on the gender of the bearer. For example, ...in Slovakia and Czech Republic alike,...
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Including name change for transgender person in genealogy

I'm modifying a genealogy (updating an old, written one, that is) which includes a trans man. We will have him listed as male (of course), and will not be recording the (apparent) change in gender (...
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Properly displaying the gender of a nonbinary individual in Gramps

In a family tree I'm working on, I'm documenting an individual that is nonbinary. This person uses they/them/theirs pronouns exclusively, and does not identify as male or female. I have contacted this ...
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