Template:Infobox family name/doc

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{{{name}}}
[[File:{{{image}}}|220px]]
{{{caption}}}
Pronunciation {{{pronunciation}}}
Language(s) {{{language}}}
Origin
Region of origin {{{region}}}
Meaning {{{meaning}}}
Motto {{{motto}}}
{{{clans}}}
Footnotes: {{{footnotes}}}

Family name may be used to create consistency and summarize information among surnames on Wikipedia.

Usage[edit]

{{Infobox family name
| name          = 
| image         = 
| image_size    = 
| caption       = 
| pronunciation = 
| meaning       = 
| motto         = 
| region        = 
| language      = 
| related names = 
| clans         = 
| footnotes     = 
| nolinklanguage =
}}


Parameters[edit]

All parameters are optional.

Parameter Explanation
name Insert the full spelling of the name (defaults to {{PAGENAME}} if empty).
image Insert a relevant image for the name.
image_size The infobox automatically resizes images to a width of 200px. Use this parameter only if the image being used is smaller than 200px.
caption Insert image caption, which should describe the image used.
pronunciation Insert the pronunciation(s) of the name. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />).
meaning Insert the meaning(s) of the name. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />).
motto The motto of the family
region Insert the region(s) of origin of the name. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />). In addition, link each region to its appropriate article if possible.
language Insert the language of the name. Any value entered here will be converted into a Wikilink, however, this mechanism can be suppressed by including the nolinklanguage parameter (see below).
related names Insert name(s) that are related to the name in question. Separate multiple entries with a comma or a line break (<br />). In addition, link each name to its appropriate article if possible.
clans Insert clan names that the surname has been affiliated with. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />). In addition, link each name to its appropriate article if possible.
footnotes Insert footnotes or references regarding the information given within this infobox. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />).
nolinklanguage Including this parameter prevents values entered in the language parameter, above, from being automatically converted into a Wikilink. This parameter also suppresses invalid linking of multiple language entries of this sort: English, German.

Example[edit]

Smith
Blacksmith at work02.jpg
A close-up of a blacksmith at work. Smith became a popular last name for those with this occupation.
Pronunciation Smith
Language(s) Anglo-Saxon
Origin
Meaning derived from smitan meaning to smite or strike
Footnotes: [1]

The text below produces the box to the right:

{{ infobox family name
| name          = Smith
| image         = Blacksmith at work02.jpg
| image_size    = 200 <!-- width in pixels -->
| caption       = A close-up of a [[blacksmith]] at work.  Smith became a popular last name for those with this occupation.
| pronunciation = Smith
| meaning       =  derived from smitan meaning ''to smite'' or ''strike''
| region        = 
| language      = Anglo-Saxon
| related names = [[Smit]], [[Smithe]], [[Smither]], [[Smithers (name)|Smithers]], [[Smithies]], [[Smithy (disambiguation)|Smithy]], [[Smyth]], and [[Smythe]] 
| footnotes     = <ref>[https://www.census.gov/genealogy/names/names_files.html 1990 Census Name Files<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>
}}

See also[edit]