Why did the GEDcom upload add "unknown" in front of each name?

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A wild guess you have names with ,

From http://wiki-en.genealogy.net/GEDCOM/NAME-Tag

E2 Allowed characters in NAME

According to the agreements for CHAR following characters may be used for <NAME_TEXT>: All chars of UNICODE except:

  • Slash "/" , reserved for separation of surname from other name parts
  • Comma ","
  • WHITESPACE chars
  • Solely accepted of the WHITESPACE chars are space and protected space U+00A0
by Living Sälgö G2G6 Pilot (275k points)
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