Suggestion 510 Unique name without gender

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Date: 1 May 2016
Location: Worldwidemap
Surnames/tags: data_doctors db_error_510
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Description of Error - 510: Unique name without gender

This profile has no gender set, and the name is unique in the WikiTree, so the gender cannot be determined.

Content of info column: Empty.


Topic Video: Gender: Mr E or Ms Take?
Play the Topic Video:  Gender: Mr E or Ms Take?.

Possible Causes

  1. Misspelled first name
  2. Missed setting correct gender
  3. Didn't know the gender

Action Steps

Set the gender if possible and add sources. Also correct the name if it is misspelled.

Sometimes for e.g. infants they are buried and the sex of the child is not identified. Then set status as False Error, since sex will probably never be known.

Error Status

For each Error you can set status. You can set it as Corrected, Not corrected, False Error, Proposed merge or just add a Comment.

If there are related errors for the profile, you will also see them on status page.

Full description is available on Status Help Page.

Questions and Discussions on this Error

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You can also share your best practices, experiences, problems about the Error by posting a question in G2G. If you create a new G2G discussion for this Error, add tag data_doctors and db_error_510.

Technical Stuff

In case of multiple names they are checked as one name, since order of the names is also important. If it consists of multiple name, then if all names are definitely male/female, then gender is probably male/female and is not classified as this error. In such case it is in Space:DBE_504 or Space:DBE_508. Otherwise gender of a name cannot be derived from database by sampling data.

Here you can explore gender assignment for any first name.

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