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CodeSystem: nameType2

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0200 Version: 2.2.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: NameType2
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.105

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HL7-defined code system of concepts for types of names for persons. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the XPN, PPN, XCN, PID and MRG segments.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0200 (Name Type)

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

Properties

CodeURLTypeDescription
statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statuscodeStatus of the concept
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedcodeVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecated
v2-concCommenthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentstringV2 Concept Comment
v2-concCommentAsPubhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentAsPubstringV2 Concept Comment As Published

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0200 defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinitiondeprecatedV2 Concept CommentV2 Concept Comment As Published
O OtherOther2.9
A AssignedAssignedA name assigned to a person. Reasons some organizations assign alternate names may include not knowing the person's name, or to maintain anonymity. Some, but not necessarily all, of the name types that people call "alias" may fit into this category.A name assigned to a person. Reasons some organizations assign alternate names may include not knowing the person's name, or to maintain anonymity. Some, but not necessarily all, of the name types that people call "alias" may fit into this category.
B Birth nameBirth nameA name that a person had shortly after being born. Usually for family names but may be used to mark given names at birth that may have changed later.<p>This is not for temporary names assigned at birth while a newborn is not yet namedA name that a person had shortly after being born. Usually for family names but may be used to mark given names at birth that may have changed later.<p>This is not for temporary names assigned at birth while a newborn is not yet named
BAD Bad NameBad NameA name that was wrongly used in the past and is now maintained only for the purposes of searchingA name that was wrongly used in the past and is now maintained only for the purposes of searching
C Adopted NameAdopted NameA name acquired by adoptionA name acquired by adoption
D Customary NameCustomary NameKnown as/conventional/the one you use. May also be known asa preferred name.Known as/conventional/the one you use. May also be known asa preferred name.
F Fathers NameFathers NameFathers Name ( Patronymic Name)Fathers Name ( Patronymic Name)
I Licensing NameLicensing Name
K Business nameBusiness nameA name used in a Professional or Business context. Also includes writer’s pseudonym, artist’s name, stage name, street name, etc. An example of use is where a person with multiple proper names (i.e. married) uses one of the particular names in a professionalA name used in a Professional or Business context. Also includes writer’s pseudonym, artist’s name, stage name, street name, etc. An example of use is where a person with multiple proper names (i.e. married) uses one of the particular names in a professional
L Official Registry NameOfficial Registry NameThe formal name as registered in an official (government) registry, but which name might not be commonly used. May correspond to legal name<p>For many people, customary name is also their official nameThe formal name as registered in an official (government) registry, but which name might not be commonly used. May correspond to legal name<p>For many people, customary name is also their official name
M Maiden NameMaiden NameA name you had just before you got marriedA name you had just before you got married
MSK MaskedMaskedThere is information on this item available but it has not been provided by the sender due to security, privacy or other reasons. There may be an alternate mechanism for gaining access to this information. Note: using this null flavor does provide information that may be a breach of confidentiality, even though no detail data is provided. Its primary purpose is for those circumstances where it is necessary to inform the receiver that the information does exist without providing any detail.There is information on this item available but it has not been provided by the sender due to security, privacy or other reasons. There may be an alternate mechanism for gaining access to this information. Note: using this null flavor does provide information that may be a breach of confidentiality, even though no detail data is provided. Its primary purpose is for those circumstances where it is necessary to inform the receiver that the information does exist without providing any detail.
N NicknameNicknameNickname /"Call me" Name/Street NameNickname /"Call me" Name/Street Name
NAV Temporarily UnavailableTemporarily UnavailableInformation is not available at this time but it is expected that it will be available later.<p>Includes John or Jane Doe situationsInformation is not available at this time but it is expected that it will be available later.<p>Includes John or Jane Doe situations
NB Newborn NameNewborn NameA name assigned on a temporary basis at birth. i.e. "Baby of Smith"A name assigned on a temporary basis at birth. i.e. "Baby of Smith"
NOUSE No Longer To Be UsedNo Longer To Be UsedName not to be used anymore for personal reasonsName not to be used anymore for personal reasons
P Name of Partner/SpouseName of Partner/SpouseRetained for backward compatibility only as of v2.7.Retained for backward compatibility only as of v2.7.
R Registered NameRegistered Name(animals only)<p>Retained for backwards compatibility only as of v2.7. Use "L" instead - has same meaning(animals only)<p>Retained for backwards compatibility only as of v2.7. Use "L" instead - has same meaning
REL ReligiousReligiouse.g. Sister Mary Francis, Brother Johne.g. Sister Mary Francis, Brother John
S PseudonymPseudonymCoded Pseudo-Name to ensure anonymityCoded Pseudo-Name to ensure anonymity
T Indigenous/TribalIndigenous/TribalIndigenous/Tribal/Community Name e.g. Chief Red CloudIndigenous/Tribal/Community Name e.g. Chief Red Cloud
TEMP Temporary NameTemporary NameA temporary name. Note that a name valid time can provide more detailed information.A temporary name. Note that a name valid time can provide more detailed information.
U UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
... No suggested values definedNo suggested values defined2.9

Additional Language Displays

CodeDeutsch (German, de)
Osonstiger Name
AAliasname
BGeburtsname
BADungültiger Name
Cangenommener Name
Dangezeigter Name
FName des Vaters
Inicht verwendet
KGeschäftsname
Lgesetzlicher Name
MName als ledige Person (Ledigenname)
MSKName ist maskiert
NSpitzname
NAVName zeitweise nicht verfügbar
NBName zeitweise nicht verfügbar
NOUSEnicht länger in Benutzung
Pnicht verwendet
RZuchtname bei Tieren
REL
SPseudonym (z.B. für Studien)
TStammesname
TEMPtemporärer Name
UName unbekannt
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History

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.