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A Dictionary of English Surnames

1st Edition

By P. H. Reaney, R. M. Wilson

Routledge

580 pages

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pub: 1991-09-26
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Description

This classic dictionary answers questions such as these and explains the origins of over 16,000 names in current English use. It will be a source of fascination to everyone with an interest in names and their history.

About the Authors

P. H. Reaney is the author of The Origin of English Surnames (RKP, 1980). R. M. Wilson is Professor Emeritus of English Language at Sheffield University.

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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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