Married Name Display

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Caution Married Name Display is no longer supported by the developer. If anyone wants to take it over please contact Larry Caution

Married Name Display
Summary This mod adds a married woman's husbands surname to displays like 'Wilma Flintstone (nee Quartz)'.
Validation This mod is XHTML compliant.Valid-xhtml10.png
Mod Updated 1 April 2019
Download link v12.1.0.2
TNG 12.0
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Author(s) Larry Lewis
Homepage Jenolan's CESS
Mod Support Support Centre @ Jenolan's CESS or
TNG Community Forum
Contact Developer Feed back (via Support @ Centre Jenolan's CESS)
Latest Mod
Min TNG V 12.0.0
Max TNG V 12.x
Files modified
globallib.php admin_people.php
Related Mods


This mod adds a married woman's husbands surname to displays like 'Wilma Flintstone (nee Quartz)'.

This mod is for use where traditionally the female assumes the male family name, it is not a design error, if your usage is not compatible do not install the mod


This mod was developed by Larry Lewis.


  • A working TNG installation.
  • A backup of all affected files (see the list in the summary in the upper right corner of the page)
  • An installed current version of the Mod Manager.
  • Both English and English-UTF8 folders be on your site

In the event of a problem with your TNG site

  1. Try using the Mod Manager to Remove the mod
  2. Contact me through Support Centre @ Jenolan's CESS.
  3. The order of the 'marriages' decides which male name to use, make sure that your marriages are ordered correctly by date
  4. *** Spouses can be sorted by marriage date in Admin:Import/Export: Secondary Processes: Sort Spouses ***


Translations for German and French text provided by Jürgen. If you want to use it with a different language, add the correct text (between double quotes) in the code below and add to your cust_text.php file in the appropriate language folder.

// ********** START: Married Name Display language files
$text['nee'] = "nee";
// ********** END: Married Name Display language files

To have an additional translation added to the Mod please provide the localisation string and language to Larry.

Revision History

Mod Version TNG Versions Date Note
v12.1.0.2 v12.0 1 April 2019 Added ability to modify search SQL. Handle case where maiden name is empty
v12.1.0.1 v12.0 19 March 2018 Internationalisation added thanks to Jürgen (German, French)
v12.0.0.0 v12.0 18 March 2018 Initial version of the mod.

Sites using this mod

If you download and install this mod, please add your TNG site to the table below:

URL User Note Mod-Version TNG-Version User-language
Jenolan's CESS Larry & Helen Lewis Mod developer 12.0 English
van Heerden Emile van Heerden Owner 12.0 English A.Scott DuPree Owner 12.0.3 English