Release 4 HL7 v3 Code System EntityNamePartTypeR2

Vocabulary Work Group Maturity Level: N/AExternal Use Context: Any

This code system ( is defined as part of HL7 v3.


Defining URL:
Title:v3 Code System EntityNamePartTypeR2

Description: Indicates whether the name part is a given name, family name, prefix, suffix, etc.

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.5.1121 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

Release Date: 2018-08-12

1DEL delimiter Description:A delimiter has no meaning other than being literally printed in this name representation. A delimiter has no implicit leading and trailing white space.
1FAM family Description:Family name, this is the name that links to the genealogy. In some cultures (e.g. Eritrea) the family name of a son is the first name of his father.
1GIV given Description:Given name. Note: don't call it "first name" since the given names do not always come first.
1TITLE title Description:Part of the name that is acquired as a title due to academic, legal, employment or nobility status etc.
Note:Title name parts include name parts that come after the name such as qualifications, even if they are not always considered to be titles.