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Soundex Calculator  


 Original work and documentation by Moishe Miller
expanded to allow a list of names by Renee Bunck

This form will convert a surname to the corresponding soundex code (4 characters), using the rules specified in the National Archive's handbook. Type the name(s) in the ENTRY box and click the Calculate Soundex button. The Soundex code(s) will be displayed in the RESULT box. 

Enter a Surname or list of Surnames separated by commas:


Note: Requires JavaScript 1.0 capable browser.

The number Represents the letters
1 B P F V
2 C S K G J Q X Z
3 D T
4 L
5 M N
6 R
Disregard the letters A, E, I, O, U, W, Y, and H.