Encyclopedia of Surnames

Encyclopedia of Surnames

The Complete Companion to Tracing your Name's History

Book - 2007
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The Encyclopedia of Surnames is not just another dictionary! With entertaining coverage of more than 7,000 surnames listed alphabetically, it provides a complete and accessible companion to tracing the history of names.

Written by John Ayto, a respected lexicographer and author of titles such as Word Origins , the Encyclopedia of Surnames is the ideal gift or research tool for historians, journalists, genealogists, researchers and anyone interested in tracing their family history.

Broad coverage includes supplementary features on famous surnames, surnames of fictional characters, pseudonyms and names from abroad which are popular in the UK, including Celtic names.

Publisher: London : 2007
ISBN: 9780713681444
Branch Call Number: ANF 929.42 AYTO
Characteristics: 342 p. ; 24 cm


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