Did you know that www.familysearch.org has a search feature called “Standard Finder”? With this feature you can search a name, (surname, place name etc.) and you’ll be given variations of the spelling of that name to help you in your research.
Find it here: https://familysearch.org/stdfinder/PlaceStandardLookup.jsp
From the blog, “No Story Too Small”……comes this chart found below.
Find the blog by Amy Johnson Crow here: http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/posts/5-misspelled-misused-genealogy-words-and-how-to-get-them-right/