How do you write Jr in full name?
Do you put a comma before Jr or SR?
When to use Jr or II after a name?
Is JR part of a legal name?
Is JR a suffix or prefix?
When addressing the envelope with Sr., Jr., or Roman numeral, use first and last name and no comma. Sample: Your name is Rogelio R. Saavedra Jr. you will write it this way, Saavedra, Rogelio Jr.
In the United States the most common name suffixes are senior and junior, which are abbreviated as Sr. and Jr. When a male child has the same name as his grandfather, uncle or male cousin, but not his father, he can use the II suffix, which is pronounced “the second”.
A. Traditionally, it would be John Smith, Jr., and John Smith III. But beginning with the fourteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style (1993), the recommendation is to use no commas in either case (see paragraph 6.43 of the seventeenth edition): John Smith Jr.
In short, the general modern style is to write names such as Martin Luther King Jr. without the comma—that’s what you should see in private newspapers and websites—but if you write for a government publication or website that follows USGPO style, you should include the comma before Jr. Garner, B. “Jr.; Sr.; III; Etc.”
To abbreviate name suffixes such as “junior” and “senior,” the first and last letters — “j” and “r” for “junior” and “s” and “r” for senior — are written followed by a period. This abbreviation is used when a person’s given name is written in full such as John H. Smith Jr.