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Search the Saint Joseph County, Indiana Name Change Records Index

The Name Change database does not include name changes that are done from Probate Court paternity or adoption records nor names that were changed due to divorce.

Name Change records are titled ‘Name Change’ on the civil dockets.

This genealogical database was made possible through the efforts of SBAGS volunteers and archivists, utilizing records held at the Archives of St. Joseph County, Indiana

There are 3,440 index records in this database covering a time period from 1873 to 1989.

For more information on the Archives & Records Center and how to obtain the records contained in this index, visit this SBAGS web page:

Archives & Records Center

All requests for records must be placed through the Archives & Records Center. SBAGS does not hold any records.

Search for Saint Joseph County, Indiana Estate Record(s)

Use the following search form to access the Name Change Records Index of Saint Joseph County, Indiana. You may search by either the Given or Change Surname using the appropriate Query below.

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List of Court Codes

  • C – Circuit Court
  • CC – Circuit Court
  • CCP – Court of Common Pleas
  • D1 – Superior Court 1
  • D 1 – Superior Court 1
  • D11 – Superior Court 1 or Superior Court 2
  • D2 – Superior Court 2
  • D 2 – Superior Court 2
  • SP1 – Superior Court 1
  • SP2 – Superior Court 2
  • J – Probate Court
  • D07 – Mishawaka Superior Court

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