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German-American names

Author: George Fenwick Jones
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. Co., ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The author has provided a lengthy introduction on German names -- actually a treatise -- with chapters devoted to (1) the origin and significance of given names; (2) the need and origin of surnames; and (3) Christian names. A substantial work in itself, the introduction discusses the development of German names, name sources, name variations, and some of the special characteristics of German-American names" -- Book
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, George Fenwick, 1916-
German-American names.
Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. Co., ©1990
(OCoLC)645748557
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Fenwick Jones
ISBN: 0806312718 9780806312712 0806317647 9780806317649
OCLC Number: 21145316
Description: 268 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: "The author has provided a lengthy introduction on German names --
actually a treatise --
with chapters devoted to (1) the origin and significance of given names; (2) the need and origin of surnames; and (3) Christian names. A substantial work in itself, the introduction discusses the development of German names, name sources, name variations, and some of the special characteristics of German-American names" --
Book jacket.
Responsibility: George F. Jones.

Abstract:

"The author has provided a lengthy introduction on German names -- actually a treatise -- with chapters devoted to (1) the origin and significance of given names; (2) the need and origin of surnames; and (3) Christian names. A substantial work in itself, the introduction discusses the development of German names, name sources, name variations, and some of the special characteristics of German-American names" -- Book jacket.

A dictionary of German names, the derivations, and meanings.

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