Field definition and scope:

Each personal name field is unique in its definition and scope.  For specific information, select from the list below.

100  Primary Name - Personal  (NR)

600  Subject Added Entry - Personal Name  (R)

700  Added Entry - Personal Name  (R)

See the specific field for its repeatability.

Guidelines for applying content designators:

The content designators identify the subelements occurring in personal name fields.

Guidelines for applying all content designators except the second indicator position are given in this section.  A field-specific list of content designators and guidelines for applying the second indicator position are provided under the description for each specific X00 field.

For indicator and subfield code definitions and examples, and designator repeatability, see table below.  An asterisk ( * ) in the column indicates that the requirement varies.  See table in the specific field.:

Position

Description

Repeatability

Field X00

Personal Names

*

Indicator:

 

 

First

Type of personal name entry element

 

0

Forename

 

1

Surname

 

3

Family name

 

 

 

 

Second

See the specific X00 field.

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

 

Name portion

 

$a

Personal name

NR

$q

Fuller form of name

NR

$b

Numeration

NR

$c

Titles and other words associated with a name

R

$d

Dates associated with a name

NR

$e

Relator term

R

$j

Attribution qualifier

R

$u

Affiliation

NR

$4

Relator code

R

 

 

 

 

Title portion

 

$t

Title  [600, 700]

NR

$f

Date of a work  [600, 700]

NR

$n

Number of part/section  [600, 700]

R

$p

Name of part/section  [600, 700]

R

$s

Version  [600, 700]

NR

 

 

 

 

Name and title portions

 

$g

Miscellaneous information

R

 

 

 

 

Subject subdivision portion

 

$v

Form subdivision  [600]

R

$x

General subdivision  [600]

R

$y

Chronological subdivision  [600]

R

$z

Geographic subdivision  [600]

R

 

 

 

 

Control subfields

 

$0

Authority record control number

R

$2

Source of heading or term  [600]

NR

$6

Linkage

NR

$8

Field link and sequence number

R

Input conventions:

Ambiguous headings

Punctuation

Spacing

Display constant

Initial articles

Content designator history:

First Indicator - Type of personal name entry element

Values 1 - Single surname  [redefined]

2 - Multiple surname  [obsolete]

In 1996, the first indicator value 2 (Multiple surname) was made obsolete.  Value 1 (Single surname) was redefined as Surname to be used for headings with either single or multiple surnames.

Subfield $g - Miscellaneous information  [changed, 2014]:  In 2014, subfield $g was made repeatable.

Subfield $0 - Authority record control number  [new, 2007]

Subfield $0 - Authority record control number  [redefined, 2010]

Related MARC fields or documents:

880  Alternate Graphic Representation

MARC Code List for Organizations

MARC Code List for Relators

Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes

Value Lists for Codes and Controlled Vocabularies

See also:

Names:  X00-X30 Fields