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A dictionary of surnames

Author: Patrick Hanks; Flavia Hodges; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the origin and meaning of over 70,000 surnames in the English speaking world that are of European derivation.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hanks, Patrick.
Dictionary of surnames.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988
(OCoLC)894728254
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Hanks; Flavia Hodges; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0192115928 9780192115928
OCLC Number: 18191308
Description: liv, 826 pages ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges ; special consultant for Jewish names, David L. Gold.
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The linguistic development and meaning of 70,000 surnames of European origin are contained in this reference work, which also describes major events in the history of important names. Reference is  Read more...

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"One of the best single-volume reference works on British and European surnames and is highly recommended for all types of libraries."--American Reference Books AnnualA Dictionary of Surnames is one Read more...

 
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