Dictionary Of First Names

Dictionary Of First Names

An Indispensable Guide To More Than 10,000 Names

Book - 2009
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- What does the name Calvin mean?
- What is the meaning of Beverley ?
- Which boy's name means ' little seal '?
- Which girl's name means ' spear strength '?
- And what links Merle and Mavis ?

Chambers Dictionary of First Names offers pronunciations,
meanings, histories, variant spellings and other colourful
information about 10,000 names in more than 4,000 entries. It also explains
changing fashions in names, mentions famous historical,
literary or cultural figures who bore a name and offers
invaluable advice on everything from cultural traditions to
potential pitfalls in naming your child.

Whether you're an expectant parent, have a scholarly
interest or simply want to look up your own name or those
of your friends, you will find Chambers Dictionary of First
Names to be endlessly fascinating.


answers

bald; beaver stream; Ronan; Gertrude;
both are birds: Merle means blackbird and Mavis means songthrush

Publisher: Edinburgh [Scotland] : Chambers, 2009.
ISBN: 9780550104298
0550104291
Characteristics: xii, 468 p. ;,20 cm.

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