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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain

Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Names studies
Length:
1.07 million words
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1
Over 43,000 entries ‘“What’s in a name?” Juliet asked as she and Romeo tried to puzzle their way around the troubling problem of their warring families. Well, ... More
Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names

Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names (6 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
This dictionary explores the history, meanings, and origin of place names around the world. It covers continents, countries, regions, islands, bays, capes, cities, towns, deserts, lakes, ... More
Dictionary of American Family Names

Dictionary of American Family Names   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Names studies
Length:
2.15 million words
2003 Library Journal Best Reference Source 2003 Booklist Editors' Choice The Dictionary of American Family Names contains more than 70,000 of the most commonly ... More
A Dictionary of British Place Names

A Dictionary of British Place Names   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Names studies, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
288,089 words
Illustration(s):
5
“Another volume for every local historian's bookshelf” - Local Historian This revised edition of the Dictionary of British Place-Names includes over 17,000 engaging ... More
A Dictionary of First Names

A Dictionary of First Names (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Names studies
Length:
211,898 words
Over 6,000 names ‘I have returned to this dictionary again and again for sheer pleasure?’ — Financial Times We all have a first name, but how ... More
A Dictionary of London Place-Names

A Dictionary of London Place-Names (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Have you ever wondered where the unusual names of Elephant and Castle, Grim's Ditch, Soho, and World's End come from? Find out the linguistic and historical origins of these place-names ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Names studies
Length:
3.71 million words
Over 45,000 entries This huge new dictionary is the ultimate reference work on family names of the UK, covering English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, and immigrant surnames. ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names of Ireland

The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names of Ireland   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Names studies
Length:
693,106 words
Illustration(s):
6
Over 3,800 entries This unique dictionary covers the majority of family names that are established and current in Ireland, both in the Republic and in Northern Ireland. It ... More

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