American Given Names

American Given Names

Their Origin and History in the Context of the English Language

Book - 1979
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A carefully researched dictionary which explains the origin and usage of over 800 American first names. Includes a very substantial historical introduction, which follows the patterns and influences afffecting naming from the Anglo-Saxons in nineteenth-century America.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1979
ISBN: 9780195024654
Branch Call Number: REF 929.403
Characteristics: viii, 264 p. ; 24 cm


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