Penguin Reference Library: The Penguin Dictionary of British Surnames

Penguin Reference Library: The Penguin Dictionary of British Surnames by Various

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ISBN
9780141023205
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
544
Dimensions
128 x 198mm

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Edited by John Titford.

The Penguin Dictionary of British Surnames is a useful and fascinating guide to the surnames that offer a unique insight into the place of origin, the occupations - and even the personality traits - of our ancestors. Detailed and informative, this dictionary is essential reading for anyone intrigued by the story of their name and by the history of their family.

* Contains more than 10,000 surnames, from Abbatt to Zouch
* Explains how various names reflect Britain's past
* Covers surnames taken from places, occupations, nicknames and first names
* Includes the development and variation of many names
ISBN:
9780141023205
Publication Date:
01 / 10 / 2009
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
128 x 198mm

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