Name on Death Notice & Will differs

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One of my ancestors has his name different on the Death Notice to the other documents (Will & Appointment of Guardian). On the death notice it says: Peuterus Barend Harnoldus however on the other documents it is Petrus Arnoldus Bernardus. Some of the descendants down the line also have the same name (Petrus Arnoldus Bernardus). Do I leave it as Peuterus Barend Harnoldus on the profile?

in Policy and Style by Ruth Smith G2G1 (1.3k points)
edited by Ellen Smith
I would leave it.  I have numerous folk with multiple forenames and they switched them around all the time.

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Record all of the name variations in the text section and profile data section of the profile ("Other Nicknames" can be used for variant versions of the given name). That way, people looking for him under a variant name should be able to find him.
by Ellen Smith G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
selected by Lucy Selvaggio-Diaz
Thanks, much appreciated.

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