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Genealogy Latin Dictionary

 

Below is a list of genealogy latin terms.

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Latin Phrase
Abbreviation
English Meaning
e contrario
from a contrary position
ea est fiducia gentis
such is the loyalty of this people
editio princes
first printed edition
Eduardus Rex
E.R.
King Edward
ego et rex meus
I and my king
ejustdem die
of the same day
Elizabeth Regina
E.R.
Queen Elizabeth
emeritus
discharged from service, honorable title
eodem anno
in the same year
eodem die
on the same day
eodem mense
in the same month
e pluribus unum
from many, one (motto of the USA)
e re nata
as circumstances dictate
ense et aratro
with sword and plow
eo tempore
at this time
ergo
therefore
errare humanum est
to err is human
erratum (errata)
error (errors) in a book
et allii or et aliae or et alia or et al.
and others
et ceterae
etc.
and so forth
et sequens
et seq.
and the following
et sequential
et seqq.
and those that follow
et sic de ceteris
and so to of the rest
et uxor
et ux.
and wife
ex
out of, from within
ex ante
before the event, beforehand
ex cathedra
with authority
excelsior
higher, ever upward
exception probat regulam
the exception proves the rule
exempli gratia
e.g.
for example
ex gratia
given as a favour
ex hypothesi
from the hypothesis
ex libris
from the library of
ex officio
by right of office
ex post (facto)
after the fact
ex proprio motu
voluntarily