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A dictionary of first names

Author: Patrick Hanks; Kate Hardcastle; Flavia Hodges
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"From the traditional to the rare and unconventional, the Oxford Dictionary of First Names covers over 6,000 names. Each entry tells you the age, origin, and meaning of the name, as well as its historical significance, and how it has fared in terms of popularity. Essential reference for linguists, family historians, prospective parents, and anyone with an interest in names."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Hanks; Kate Hardcastle; Flavia Hodges
ISBN: 0198610602 9780198610601 9780191726675 0191726672
OCLC Number: 67869278
Description: xxvii, 434 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: A dictionary of first names --
Arabic names --
Chinese names --
French names --
German names --
Indian names --
Irish names --
Italian names --
Japanese names --
Russian names --
Scandinavian names --
Scottish names --
Spanish names --
Welsh names --
Unisex names --
Most popular names in England and Wales 2003 --
Most popular names in Scotland 2004 --
Most popular names in the Republic of Ireland 2004 --
Most popular names in the United States 2003 --
Most popular names in Australia (NSW) 2003 --
Most popular names in New Zealand 2003 --
Most popular names in England and Wales 1954-2003 --
Most popular names in the United States 1954-2003.
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Other Titles: Oxford dictionary of first names
First names
Responsibility: Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle, and Flavia Hodges.
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Covers over 6,000 names in common use in English. This work covers pet names, variant spellings, and gives historical and linguistic information for names, from Aaron to Zuleika. It includes the age,  Read more...

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