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A Dictionary of First Names

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, UK .
Written in English


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List and derivations of first names.

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxxxiii, xxxiv, xxxvi, 443
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24621665M
ISBN 100192116517

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Over 6, names‘I have returned to this dictionary again and again for sheer pleasure?’ — Financial TimesWe all have a first name, but how many of us really know its origin and history.

This dictionary covers over 6, names in common use in English, including the traditional and the very newest. It tells you the age, origin, and meaning of the name, as well as how it has fared in Author: Patrick Hanks.

The Oxford Dictionary of First Names is not a baby-naming book. It is a dictionary of names, usual and unusual, with a more complete guide to meanings and the potential origin (which often tells you when the name first originated), and offers similar alternatives.

It also includes a list of genuine Irish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese Cited by: This Dictionary is part of the Oxford Reference Collection: using sustainable print-on-demand technology to make the acclaimed backlist of the Oxford Reference programme perennially available in hardback format.

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