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A Dictionary of First Names By Patrick Hanks

A Dictionary of First Names
by Patrick Hanks

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We all have a first name, but how many of us really know its origin and history? This dictionary provides a collection of linguistic, historical, and associated information about some 7,000 names, making it ideal reference for linguists and family historians, as well as an important source of information for parents choosing a name for a child.
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A 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? We all have a first name, but how many of us really know its origin and history? This comprehensive dictionary provides a fascinating collection of linguistic, historical, and associated information about some 7,000 names, making it ideal reference for linguists and family historians, as well as an important source of information for parents choosing a name for a child.

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About Patrick Hanks



Patrick Hanks has been a lexicographer and linguistic researcher for over twenty-five years. Flavia Hodges is a philologist, lexicographer, and publisher.

Table of Contents


INTRODUCTION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; DICTIONARY OF FIRST NAMES; SUPPLEMENT 1; Common Names in the Arab World; SUPPLEMENT 2; Common Names of the Indian Subcontinent

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GOR000683109
A Dictionary of First Names by Patrick Hanks
Patrick Hanks
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2003-10-09
480
0198607644
9780198607649
N/A
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