The Penguin Dictionary of First Names (Paperback)David Pickering (author)
Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 05/08/2004
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What's in a name? Rather more than you might at first suspect, for names are steeped in history and myth and have much to tell us about our past, our beliefs - even our personality traits. Now fully updated for its second edition, with 150 new entries, The Penguin Dictionary of First Names takes a close look at over 5,000 examples, ranging from the familiar to the comparatively obscure, drawn from all parts of the English-speaking world. Detailed and informative, it is essential reading for expectant parents and for anyone who is intrigued by the story attached to each name.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 292 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
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