othername — A component of a person's name that is not a first name, surname, or lineage.


othername ::= [-]


An othername element is a generic wrapper for parts of an individual’s name other than honorific, firstname, surname, and lineage. One common use is to identify an individual’s middle name or initial. Use role to classify the type of other name.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. In an address, this element may inherit the verbatim qualities of an address.


These elements contain othername: bibliomixed, bibliomset, personname.


The following elements occur in othername: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, biblioref, coref, date, emphasis (db._emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, link, olink, phrase (db._phrase), quote (db._quote), remark, subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.

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