A Dictionary of First Names

A Dictionary of First Names

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We all have a first name, but how many of us really know its origin and history? This comprehensive dictionary provides a collection of linguistic, historical, and associated information about some 7,000 names, making it a useful reference for linguists and family historians, as well as an source of information for parents choosing a name for a child.
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  • Paperback | 479 pages
  • 120 x 190mm | 326g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192800507
  • 9780192800503

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I have returned to this dictionary again and again for sheer pleasure. Jackie Wullschlager, Financial Times full of anecdotal material as well as historical facts Glasgow Herald
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