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Baby Names For Dummies®, Mini Edition [NOOK Book]

Baby Names For Dummies®, Mini Edition

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Overview

Find the right name for your baby!





Includes Biblical, medieval, Shakespearean, and international names


This guide is more than just a listing of names — each entry contains variant spellings as well as the name's meaning, history, and derivations.


Discover how to


  • Decide what matters to you in a name

  • Choose a name from around the globe

  • Select a name from literature

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118042458
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/9/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 658,970
  • File size: 679 KB

Meet the Author

Margaret Rose, PhD, is an authority on baby naming practices and has authored journal articles on the art of historic names and historical name communities.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.


About This Book.


Conventions Used in This Book.


Icons Used in This Book.


Where to Go from Here.


Chapter 1: Considering the Factors in Picking Out a Name.


Selecting a Name You Like and Your Child Can Live With.


Figuring out what kinds of names you like.


Testing the name.


Watching out for naming pitfalls.


Checking Out Naming Trends.


Chapter 2: Searching Scripture: Names from Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.


Using Old Testament Names.


Resurrecting New Testament Names.


Identifying Islamic Names.


Chapter 3: Writing Your Child’s Story: Literary Names from Shakespeare and Others.


Arthur and Roland: Names from Great Medieval Literature.


Shakespeare and the Romantic Writers.


Popular Names from Popular Novels.


Chapter 4: Exploring the World of Names.


Names from the Americas: Natives and Newcomers.


Names from Africa and the Middle East.


Names from Asia and the Pacific.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2014

    Dum

    They are names for dummys

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2012

    It was........

    I thoght it was pretty useless considering there was few names and meanongs

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2012

    I dont know

    I havent read but i bet it is good

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