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Soundex Code Demonstrator

Soundex is a phonetic code created to help index various U.S. Census data since 1880.

Full details about the Soundex Indexing System can be found on the American National Archive and Records Administration site.


  1. Enter a surname that you want a Soundex code generating for.
  2. Click on the Soundex button.
  3. The corresponding Soundex code will be displayed in the output field and a complete list of all the names you have entered will appear in the history box.
  4. Repeat these steps as often as you wish.

Enter a surname:

The Soundex code for this surname is:

History List:

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