How to Count Name for Indexing Purposes

 

Each person name counts as one name.

Example: John Q. and Cindy P. Public

Count = 2

Indexed as:

Public John Q

Public Cindy P

 

Each referenced alias (AKA also known as, NKA now known as)

counts as an additional name

Example:  Robert M. Citizen also known as Bob Citizen

Count = 2

Indexed as:

Citizen Robert M

Citizen Bob

 

Each legal entity reference counts as an additional name

Example:  John Q Public representing the estate of Robert E. Republic

Count = 2

Indexed as:

Public John Q

Republic Robert E estate of

 

Each fictitious business name counts as an additional name

Example:  John Q Public doing business as Allied Alliance

Count = 2

Indexed as:

Public John Q

Allied Alliance

 

Affidavits

Every name that appears on an affidavit will be counted every time it appears whether it is unique or not.