A Genealogist's Guide to Ethnic Names: A Reference for First Names from Around the World

A Genealogist's Guide to Ethnic Names: A Reference for First Names from Around the World

by Connie Ellefson
     
 

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Genealogists understand the value of a name and all the family history information names can provide. Now you can learn more about the ethnic names in your family tree with this comprehensive guide. More than 10,000 names from 50 different ethnicities are organized by the country or region of origin. Naming patterns and traditions are explained and explored for

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Genealogists understand the value of a name and all the family history information names can provide. Now you can learn more about the ethnic names in your family tree with this comprehensive guide. More than 10,000 names from 50 different ethnicities are organized by the country or region of origin. Naming patterns and traditions are explained and explored for each ethnicity.

Discover the meaning of more than 10,000 names from around the world, including:

  • African names
  • British names
  • Chinese names
  • Eastern European names
  • French names
  • Gaelic names
  • German names
  • Greek names
  • Hawaiian names
  • Hebrew names
  • Irish names
  • Indian names
  • Italian names
  • Japanese names
  • Native American names
  • Russian names
  • Scandinavian names
  • Spanish names

You’ll also find:

  • Emigration patterns of each ethnicity
  • A pronunciation guide for each ethnicity
  • Information about ethnic organizations
  • Naming trends in the United States based on census data

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440330971
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
12/14/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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