There is some complex discussion about how the names system in GRAMPS can be improved in future versions. There is a bug:
http://www.gramps-project.org/bugs/view.php?id=3161 and an email thread: http:// www.nabble.com/Proposals-for-additional-name-fields- tt25356341.html
This page tries to collect and organise the discussion.
= Definitions =
Patronymic: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patronymic Middle name: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_name Plural last names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_name#Spain_and_Latin_America Family name: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_name Portuguese names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portuguese_name Spanish names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_naming_customs
= Explanation =
= Table of names =
(to be populated once we have a proposed set of headings)