How to Write Out Years in Words in (US) American English & (UK) British English, Write Years Using Letters Instead of Numerals

How to convert years from numbers written in numerals to American and British English words, written with letters?

Below we only talk about years between 1 and 9999.

Below there is a set of steps to follow in order to convert number years to words...


1. For years of four digits (ie: 1000, 1435, 2000, 2018, ...9999)

1.1. For years ending with three zeros there is only one way of writing them out:

1.2. For years ending with two zeros there is only one way of writing them out:

1.3. If only the second and the third digit (hundreds and tens digits) are zeros, there are three ways of writing out the year:

1.4. If the second digit (hundreds digit) is zero, there are three ways of writing out the year:

1.5. If the third digit (tens digit) is zero, then there are two ways of writing out the year:

1.6. In general, when the second and the third digits of the year are different of zero, write the first two and the second two digits as if they were single numbers. There is only one ways of writing them out:

CONVERTER: write out years in words in American and British English, using letters instead of numerals


2. For years of three digits (ie: 100, 137, 209, 357, ...999)

2.1. For years ending with two zeros, there is only one ways of writing them out:

2.2. If only the second digit (tens digit) is zero, there are two ways of writing out the year:

2.3. In general, when the second digit of the year is different of zero, write the first digit separately, then the last two as a single number. There are two ways of writing them out:

CONVERTER: write out years in words in American and British English, using letters instead of numerals


3. For years of one or two digits (ie: 1, 5, 10, 45, ...99)

3.1. Simply write the number out. There is only one way of writing out the year:

CONVERTER: write out years in words in American and British English, using letters instead of numerals


4. AD, BC, CE, BCE acronyms

You can place AD (or CE) before or after the year // OR // BC (BCE) after the year.

Examples:

CONVERTER: write out years in words in American and British English words, using letters instead of numerals