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A dictionary of first names

Author: Patrick Hanks; Flavia Hodges
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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."--Résumé de l'éditeur.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Hanks; Flavia Hodges
OCLC Number: 301793178
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 27 janvier 2009).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (1 texte électronique.)
Contents: Preface; Introduction; Symbols used in the text; Oxford 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 Gaelic 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.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Patrick Hanks 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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