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3403 Name type code [B]
Desc: Code specifying the type of name.
1 Maiden name
Family name of person before marriage.
2 Marital name
3 Used name
Name used to identify an entity.
4 Call name
Name used to identify a person in a particular context.
5 Official name
The name as registered by official authorities.
6 Franchise name
Name of an entity authorized by a company to sell its
goods or services in a particular way.
A fictitious name adopted.
An assumed name.
9 Company name
The name of a company.
10 Organisation name
Name of an organisation.
11 Party acronym
A name formed from the initial letters of other words.
12 Doing business as
To specify the name under which the party is conducting
13 Brand name
A name legally registered as a trademark.
14 Primary name
Identifies the name of first importance.
Data Element Cross Reference
DataElement 3403 is used in the following Batch Segments:
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