What is the "Birth surname is missing" inconsistency?

The Geni Consistency Checker will report "Birth surname is missing" on any profile with no birth surname, and whose last name does not appear to match either parents' last name or birth surname.  

Note: profiles with patronymic surnames, and profiles of persons born before the year 1200 are exempted from this check.

inconsistency_info.png This inconsistency is always considered Informational.

Auto-fix: Click the button labeled "Use the <last name> surname" to select one of the parents' last names or birth surnames to be used as this person's birth surname.

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