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Irish Census 1911

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rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 23 Sep 2013 09:58

Less commonly used for females. Where mother and daughter have the same names they are usually distinguished by the use of Mrs. and Miss. Of course their title is not usually given on census records so Jnr. & Sen. may be used.

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 22 Sep 2013 19:49

I agree with the Junior - but always thought the official abbreviation was Jnr.

Have never heard of a female being recorded as Junior though. But as explained about the married women being referred to as the Mrs. Husbands names Senior & Junior that does make sense.

Alyson

Alyson Report 21 Sep 2013 23:04

That's what I thought it must be - it refers to females by the way.

Reggie

Reggie Report 21 Sep 2013 23:01

JUNIOR

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 21 Sep 2013 22:54

Not uncommon where father and son have the same name. Until he was 60 my father had Jnr. after his name as his father was still living and they had the same Christian and middle names. Grandpa always had Snr. after his name. Even the wives were Mrs.A. B. Smith Sen. and Mrs. A. B. Smith Jnr.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 21 Sep 2013 21:37

junior?

Alyson

Alyson Report 21 Sep 2013 21:28

Hi, can anyone tell me what the letter "jun" mean after a name? There are 2 names, at the same address which are identical, but after the second one it says "jun". Does that mean anything to anyone?

Thankyou