Rule 11221 - Space Beside Hyphen in Name

Rule Type Rejection

Validated Data

This rule is used to validate the following data in a name record:


Names cannot contained spaces beside a hyphen.

Effective Period

  • This validation rule is in effect for all school years.

Additional Notes


When this validation rule is triggered, the following message is returned:

Invalid {Name Descriptor} Name. {FieldListWithValues} cannot contain spaces beside a hyphen.


{FieldListWithValues} = {FieldName} ({Value}) * [, {FieldName} ({Value})]

{FieldName} = “First Name” / “Middle Name” / “Last Name” / “Suffix”

{Name Descriptor} = “Original” / “Alias” / “Legal” / “Parent/Guardian”

Applies To

Change History

  • Release 1.x – Added/Updated
  • Release 6.3 - Updated to include name descriptor in the message