A Dictionary of English Surnames

A Dictionary of English Surnames

by P. H. Reaney, R. M. Wilson
     
 

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This classic dictionary answers questions such as these and explains the origins of over 16,000 names in current English use. It will be a source of fascination to everyone with an interest in names and their history.  See more details below

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This classic dictionary answers questions such as these and explains the origins of over 16,000 names in current English use. It will be a source of fascination to everyone with an interest in names and their history.

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**** The second edition (1976) is cited in BCL3; the first was published in 1958 as A dictionary of British surnames. The third gives the meaning of over 16,000 English surnames and their variants, together with early forms and their sources and dates. Arranged alphabetically, with a cross-reference system for variant spellings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134933273
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/27/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
584
File size:
4 MB

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R. M. Wilson is Emeritus Professor of English Language at the University of Sheffield.

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