A Dictionary of First NamesBook - 2003
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 animportant source of information for parents choosing a name for a child.