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A Dictionary of English Surnames

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For local and family historians and all those with an interest in names, A Dictionary of English Surnames is an authoritative and enlightening guide to the origins of English surnames and how they have developed over the centuries. A comprehensive survey of this popular subject, it provides useful information on the origin and meaning of over 16,000 surnames, detailed hist ...more
Paperback, 592 pages
Published August 21st 1997 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published September 26th 1991)
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This is a fabulous reference for writers who are looking for inspiration when naming characters.
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