Abbreviated names e.g., Robt. or Robert
Abbreviated names – two conflicting instructions
1, 2. How do I review names that have been abbreviated or that include punctuation?
Article Id: 17475
April 05, 2022
Correct an abbreviation if the complete entry is clearly visible. Do not spell out an abbreviation that is not spelled out on the record.2, The last tip under (i) on the mobile app states:
“Abbreviated names – Type the full name even if it is abbreviated. Some names like Maria or William are sometimes abbreviated Ma. or Wm.”
Question Do I write what I see – the abbreviated version – or do I write out the abbreviated name, e.g., Robert for Robt., etc.?