The Penguin Dictionary of Surnames

The Penguin Dictionary of Surnames

by Basil Cottle, Basil Cottle
     
 

An analysis of English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish surnames, including the 100 most common in the United Kingdom, the British Commonwealth and the United States. As well as those that are rare, meanings are given, along with the language stock from which names derive and, wherever possible, their present distribution.
Entries are assigned to the four broad classes… See more details below

Overview

An analysis of English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish surnames, including the 100 most common in the United Kingdom, the British Commonwealth and the United States. As well as those that are rare, meanings are given, along with the language stock from which names derive and, wherever possible, their present distribution.
Entries are assigned to the four broad classes of surnames: first-names; localities, occupations, nicknames.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140510324
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/07/1984
Series:
Penguin Reference Series
Pages:
443
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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