FamilySearch Indexing: Jamaica—Civil Marriages and Deaths, 1871–1995, FAQ

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Q: How do you index names that contain the word "otherwise?" A: The two names should be indexed as surnames separated by the word "or." (eg: "Thomas Smith otherwise Brown" would be indexed as "Thomas" in the given name field, and "Smith or Brown" in the surname field).