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A Book of Welsh Names
A Book of Welsh Names
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This reference work surveys the personal names of Wales, showing their derivation and meaning, and giving for each name male or female designation, meaning, construction, and early use.
A Cornish Names Sourcebook
A Cornish Names Sourcebook
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Although the beginning of the 18th century saw the demise of Cornish as a spoken language, the names unique to the region remained, and these three studies give a wealth of information on those names, their origins and meanings.
British Family Names: Their Origin & Meaning
British Family Names: Their Origin and Meaning
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This reference work takes all of Great Britain as its subject, and seeks to identify and explain British surnames in great part according to their origin and use. The majority of the work is an alphabetical listing of British names with their origin or meaning ...
Concerning Some Scottish Surnames
Concerning Some Scottish Surnames
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The attempt to define the meaning, origin, and tradition of Scottish surnames has long been a popular pursuit. During the 19th century, romantic writers tended to define surnames by reference to family tradition or to the phonetic meaning of parts or all of a name. Innes, however, held to a territorial origin ...
English Place-Names Explained
English Place-Names Explained
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A comprehensive study of English place-names - their linguistic roots, historical connections and meanings. Includes a county-by-county guide to the main place-names and their origins.
Family Names & Their Story
Family Names and Their Story
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Written by S. Baring-Gould, and publish in 1910, this reference work still provides invaluable information, not only for Scottish, but for English surname origins as well.
Genealogy & Surnames
Genealogy and Surnames, with Some Heraldic and Biographical Notes
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Written by William Anderson in 1865, to this day, this is still an invaluable study of Scottish names and their origins, and as such it surveys an astonishingly broad array of names and how they came about ...
Highland Personal Names
Highland Personal Names
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This is a collection of articles which first appeared in the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, all of which discuss some aspect of Highland traditions regarding given names ...
Homes of Family Names in Great Britain
Homes of Family Names in Great Britain
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This is a study if the distribution of family names over Great Britain. It begins with English names, providing a listing in alphabetical order of general, common and regional names...
How Do You Say…? Places in Cornwall
How Do You Say ..? Places in Cornwall, Location, Pronunciation, Meaning
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Those who love Cornwall fall into several categories: the indigenous Cornish  whose families have lived here fore centuries, those who have married into  Cornish families, the people from ...
Irish Names & Surnames
Irish Names and Surnames: Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall
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This wonderful book explains the meanings and origins of Irish first names and surnames. In compiling this authoritative dictionary, Fr. Woulfe spent 25 years in the field (Ireland, England ...
Irish Place Names
Irish Place Names
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First published in 1994, and having been through various editions and  printings, this is the most complete guide to Irish placenames published in modern time. It explains the ...
Matheson's Special Report on Surnames in Ireland
Matheson's Special Report on Surnames in Ireland
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Published by the General Register Office, this study is the first detailed official work on surnames in Ireland.
Oxford Dictionary of London Place Names
Oxford Dictionary of London Place Names
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From Garlick Hill to Pratt's Bottom, this absorbing dictionary covers hundred of streets and areas of Greater London. Discover their linguistic and historical origins following the development of ...
Personal and Family Names
Personal and Family Names
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Written by Harry Alfred Long (Glasgow School Board), and published in 1883. This was a popular monograph on the origin and history of the nomenclature of the present and former times ...
Personal and Family Names
Personal and Family Names
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This extended study of personal and family names provides an account of the origin and meaning of literally thousands of names used or found throughout the British Isles. It begins with chapters on the origin and formation of words, then moves on to personal names, Biblical names, birth names, names of women ...
Place Names of Our Land: A South Australian Anthology
Place Names of Our Land: A South Australian Anthology
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This volume is the latest edition of Geoff's 'Manning's Place Names of South Australia'. Now retitled to 'Place Names of Our Land' this has to be the bible of South Australian place names, past and present. With over forty years of research, the place names and their meaning now fill over 1400 pages ...
Putting Your Ancestors in their Place: A Guide to One Place Studies
Putting Your Ancestors in their Place: A Guide to One Place Studies
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A One Place Study involves dissecting a small, definable, geographical area, to examine the individuals, buildings and processes of the past, in as much detail as possible....
References to English Surnames in 1601
References to English Surnames in 1601
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An index giving about 19,650 references to surnames contained in the printed parish registers of 778 English parishes during the first year of the 17th century. A useful reference guide for family historians.
Scottish Clans & Tartans
Scottish Clans and Tartans
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Illustrated guide to Scotland's clans and tartans. Each entry covers the origins of the clan, the location and the renowned clansmen.
Searching for Surnames: Practical Guide
Searching for Surnames: A Practical Guide to Their Meanings and Origins
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Are there 'Tadpoles' or 'Hedgehogs' in your family tree? Were your ancestors  'Silly', 'Daft', 'Vague' or 'Horrible'? Did they 'Fidget', 'Stammer' or  'Tremble'? Did they suffer from a 'Headache' or ...
Some Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
Some Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
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This 64 page book, was originally published 1923. The primary purpose of this work is to provide an alphabetical guide to English names used in Ireland which have been altered or anglicized from their Gaelic original. For example, Adams is originally from Mac Adaim, who are described as being a branch from the MacGregors ...
Stufflebeem, Brockway & Sturt
Stufflebeem, Brockway and Sturt: The Origins of Our Surnames
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Defining the meaning and derivations, as well as giving associated names for  over 2000 surnames, this book 'Stufflebeem, Brockway and Sturt' answers that perennial  question that everyone asks, ...
Surnames, DNA and Family History
Surnames, DNA and Family History
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This book combines linguistic and historical approaches with the latest techniques of DNA analysis and show the insights these offer for every kind of genealogical research. The book will be welcomed by all ...
Surrey Place Names
Surrey Place Names
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Every village or town has a name. We use them every day,  even though most were created at least 1,300 years ago. Yet, until now, we knew  little about how ...
Book of Ulster Surnames
The Book of Ulster Surnames
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What's your name? What was your mother called? And her mother? What was your father's mother's name? Most of us know at least a few of the surnames that ...
Century Cyclopedia of Names, 1894
The Century Cyclopedia of Names, 1894
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While the Century Company was compiling it's Dictionary in the late 1800's it decided to draw all the proper name references it found into a separate appendix to be included ...
Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names
The Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names
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Familiar or curious, place names are part of the linguistic and cultural heritage of the British Isles. This is an irresistable reference book for all with an interest in names, ...
The Surnames Handbook: A Guide to Family Name Research in the 21st Century
The Surnames Handbook: A Guide to Family Name Research in the 21st Century
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Every surname has its own story to tell, and a surname study is a natural complement to family history research. The study of surnames has been revolutionised in the last decade with the increasing availability of online resources, and it is now easier than ever before to explore the history, evolution, distribution and meaning of your family name.
   
 
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