Understanding German Dates
7/17/2012
This language translation chart will help you sort out the months in German genealogy records.
 English
 German Old-Style Abbreviation New-Style Abbreviation
 January Januar I 
 February Februar II 
 March März III 
 April April IV 
May
Mai
V

June
Juni
VI

July
Juli
VII

August
August
VIII

September
September
7ber, VIIber
IX
October
Oktober
8ber, VIIIber
X
November
November
9ber, IXber
XI
December
Dezember
10ber, Xber
XII

From the September 2012 Family Tree Magazine