If you find you are getting too many results when you do a search, its time to try out name filters when you do a search. We have over 13 Billion records and making sure you narrow your search results down to a reasonable amount, is probably a good idea.
First you will need to be on advanced search. It’s in the upper right corner of the search form.
Underneath the name boxes on the form, you’ll see “Use Default Settings” which loosely translates into anything close or in the case of first names, if everything else matches, this doesn’t have to.
First Name Filters
If you click on “Use default settings” link under First & Middle Name(s) you will be presented with a list of options:
You can choose a variety of options here.
Last Name Filters
Last name filters have similar options:
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