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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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"The Dictionary of German Names serves as a detailed English-language reference for more than 15,000 German family names, including variant spellings as well as the meanings and origins of each name. It will be an essential compendium for those undertaking serious genealogical research and of considerable interest as well to the merely curious. Some entries will provoke a chuckle, others a bit of embarrassment,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
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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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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.  Read more...

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