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Download Complete Book of Baby Names: Traditional and Modern epub

by Hillary Spence,Hilary Spence

Should uncommon names be more widely chosen by parents? They aren't safe yet they can shape a child's sense of individuality for life. This book presents thousands of unusual and uncommon names as well as the meanings and histories of many common ones. It gives new parents many options. It also has many names with an ethnic flavor and provides a palette of alternatives that will help anyone considering the vital choice of a name
Download Complete Book of Baby Names: Traditional and Modern epub
ISBN: 0572016433
ISBN13: 978-0572016432
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Genealogy
Author: Hillary Spence,Hilary Spence
Language: English
Publisher: Foulsham; Revised edition (February 1992)
Pages: 190 pages
ePUB size: 1397 kb
FB2 size: 1759 kb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 145
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I bought this book because not only did it list the origin of the name (Greek, for instance) but also what the name meant (Alice means "truth," for instance). Unfornately, the book does not give me a list of medieval names that have Anglo-Saxon orgins and if you search out a name (like Alice) it tells you Alicia is one of the variations, but not that that particular one is the medieval variation. It is simply one big, alphabetical list A-Z with a one-word what it means and a list of variations of the name. This would be okay for naming a baby but not a niche-market writer.
This is a helpful name book to use as reference for all writers that
are writing medieval romance. A exceptional name book of old English, welsh and celtic names of medieval England. A highly recommended book for writers to keep on their reference keepers shelve.