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Dictionary of German names

Author: Hans Bahlow; Edda Gentry; Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies (University of Wisconsin--Madison)
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2002.
Series: Studies of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This dictionary provides details of more than 15,000 German names in English. Variant spellings, and the meaning and origins of each name are given.

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Bahlow; Edda Gentry; Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies (University of Wisconsin--Madison)
ISBN: 0924119373 9780924119378 0924119365 9780924119361
OCLC Number: 968641256
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Previous edition: 1994. Published in association with Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies. Translated from the German.
Description: xxxix, 579 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Studies of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies.
Other Titles: Deutsches Namenlexikon.
Responsibility: Hans Bahlow ; edited by Edda Gentry ; translated by Edda Gentry ; with an introduction by Henry Geitz.

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"A classic for anyone interested in their German ancestry and an invaluable tool for North Americans trying to determine what part of Germany they came from."--Helmut Schmahl, Johannes Gutenberg Read more...

 
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