The Surnames Handbook: A Guide to Family Name Research in the 21st Century by Debbie Kennett, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
The Surnames Handbook: A Guide to Family Name Research in the 21st Century

The Surnames Handbook: A Guide to Family Name Research in the 21st Century

by Debbie Kennett
     
 

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Surname research is an important part of family history involving the discovery of the origins, changes and meaning of your family name. Surnames have always been a source of fascination for family historians, but the definitions provided in surname dictionaries are often woefully inadequate. The explosion of internet sources in the last decade has made the study of

Overview

Surname research is an important part of family history involving the discovery of the origins, changes and meaning of your family name. Surnames have always been a source of fascination for family historians, but the definitions provided in surname dictionaries are often woefully inadequate. The explosion of internet sources in the last decade has made the study of surnames an easier proposition than ever before, and new developments in genetic genealogy area advancing our knowledge and understanding of surnames. This book provides a comprehensive guide to researching your surname. It will take you through the available resources both online and offline to enable you to understand the origins, meaning, evolution, frequency and distribution of your surname.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752483498
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
02/29/2012
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Debbie Kennett, an editor and genealogist, is well known internationally as being at the cutting-edge of family history research. She organises two projects at Family Tree DNA (largest, US-based international testing group) and writes for many Family History magazines. She runs social media for Guild of One-Name Studies. Her first book on DNA and Social Media for family historians is published by The History Press.

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