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A Concise Dictionary of First Names By Patrick Hanks

A Concise Dictionary of First Names by Patrick Hanks

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With over 6000 entries, this dictionary of first names provides the answers to all your questions on the meanings and histories of names, how they have risen or fallen in popularity, and who are the famous bearers from history, fiction, and the screen.

A Concise Dictionary of First Names Summary

A Concise Dictionary of First Names by Patrick Hanks

Do you love or hate your name? Do you know what it really means? How do you choose the right name for someone? With well over 6,000 entries, this is the most comprehensive dictionary of first names available. In addition to a new introduction from the authors, it provides the answers to all your questions on the meanings and histories of names, how they have risen or fallen in popularity, and who are the famous bearers from history, fiction, and the screen. There is detailed appendix material which includes European, Arabic, and Indian names, and this new edition now contains detailed coverage of Japanese and Chinese names. Over 150 brand new first names listed, including Aeronwen, Ardal, Calista, Gaia, Macy, Nirvana, and Xena

A Concise Dictionary of First Names Reviews

"Fascinating....Fun to browse."--Booklist (on the previous edition)


"Fascinating....Fun to browse."--Booklist (on the previous edition)

"Fascinating....Fun to browse."--Booklist (on the previous edition)


"Fascinating....Fun to browse."--Booklist (on the previous edition)


About Patrick Hanks


Patrick Hanks is former Chief Editor for Current English Dictionaries at Oxford University Press. He now works as a freelancer. Flavia Hodges is a philologist, lexicographer, and publisher. OUP. He now works freelance. Flavia Hodges is a philologist, lexicographer, and publisher.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION; DICTIONARY; APPENDIX

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GOR001692339
A Concise Dictionary of First Names by Patrick Hanks
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2001-06-21
328
0198662599
9780198662594
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