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Family Names and Their Story
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (432 pages)
Author: S. Baring-Gould
Year: (1910) 2005
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. It includes chapters on names derived from the castle and the manor, trade and place names, Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian names, the Roll of Battle Abbey, names of French origin, Scottish and Irish surnames, compounded names, and a wealth of other information pertaining to the meaning and origin of a vast majority of the names found in the British Isles.
This CD consists of scans of the original book, which can be browsed, enlarged and printed if required. Please note: it is not searchable.
Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later