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Searching records McIver and variants

I was searching the name McIver and variants in the India collection of marriages. I found that McIver also brought up McIvor, but not a single name starting with “Mac”, similarly MacIver brought up MacIvor, but not a single name starting with “Mc” To me, McIver and MacIver are very close, and it surprises me that the beta search considers them to be so distinct that it does not even offer them as possibilities.
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  • We appreciate your suggestion for wider surname variant searches to be available on our beta website. You can be assured that our engineer will look at this suggestion and I have forwarded your comment to Robert Kehrer, an employee engineer, who will have a direct interest.

    The Familysearch engineers made the decision to allow the Beta site to be accessible to the public while they are building it. This has allowed feedback from our patrons to be considered and then incorporated at times of new releases. Please check the site often to see the changes being made.
    Thanks again for your input.
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