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Here are some Latin words that you will often see in a Roman Catholic parish register. See also the Latin Genealogical Word List.
afinitatus — related through a previous marriage of the two families
baptizatus - baptized
baptissadi nomen--christian name (give name)
cognomen--surname (family name)
conj./conjunxti—joined together in marriage
consanguinati en tertio grado—second cousins
coram—in the presence of (witnesses)
domicilium--abode (usually a townland within the parish but sometimes even smaller)
Patrini/Patrinorum or Sp. or Ss.—sponsors (godparents)
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