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dictionary of British surnames.

P H . Reaney

dictionary of British surnames.

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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London .
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O entriesThis huge new dictionary is the ultimate reference work on family names of the UK, covering English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, and immigrant surnames. It includes every surname that currently has more than bearers, and those that had more than 20 bearers in the entry contains lists of variant spellings of the name, an Author: Patrick Hanks.

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Get this from a library. A dictionary of British surnames. [P H Reaney; R M Wilson] -- This dictionary provides a thorough etymological survey of British surnames, tracing their origins and historical development.

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English names are used in English -speaking countries. See also about English names. From the given name AARON. Indicated a person who lived near an abbey or worked in an abbey, from Middle English abbeye.

English cognate of ABATE. Derived from the given name ABEL. From the name of a town in Derbyshire, derived from Old English meaning "Abba's. British Family Names, Their Origin and Meaning, with Lists of Scandinavian, Frisian, Anglo-Saxon, and Norman Names. dictionary of British surnames.

book ed., enlarged. London: Elliot Stock, Includes o names as well as lists of landholders, tenants, and undertenants listed in the Domesday Book. A comprehensive guide to the origins, meanings, etymologies and distribution of thousands of British surnames.

Find out where in the world your surname originated, what it originally meant and how many other people you share it with. British surnames, British last names and British surname meanings and origins.

This classic dictionary answers questions such as these and explains the origins of o names in current English use. It will be a source of fascination to everyone with an interest in names and their history/5(2).

English surnames of Old English language origin. (This includes names derived at an older stage of the language.) The following pages are in this category, out of total.

Dictionary of British Surnames by P. Reaney,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5). This fascinating dictionary covers the origin and meaning of o surnames, giving detailed information on early name-forms and how names have changed over the centuries.

Alternative forms of names are cross-referenced to make it easy to find variants. The Penguin Dictionary of British Surnames is a useful and fascinating guide to the surnames that offer a unique insight into the place of origin, the occupations - and even the personality traits.

The book contains entries for most major surnames of European origin and some rare surnames. Lasker, G. and C. Mascie-Taylor. Atlas of British Surnames: With Maps of Selected Surnames.

Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press, (Family History Library book D4Lg.) This book charts with maps the density of surnames in. For the Old French surnames brought from France by Normans, see Category:English surnames from Old French.

Pages in category "English surnames from French" The following pages are in this category, out of total. In the book "Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary by Henry Harrison and Gyda (Pulling) Harrison - Reprinted The Sard surname (which has been in England, Italy and Europe for a long time) is defined thus on page We've gathered the largest british dictionary on the internet.

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Surname definition, the name that a person has in common with other family members, as distinguished from a Christian name or given name; family name. See more. This book consists of a dictionary of about 8, British surnames, with such information as nationality, origin or etymology and, in some instances, references to sources such as Domesday Book, The Roll of Battle Abbey, etc.

Barber also frequently cites the place of origin most commonly associated with the surname. Category: Reference. A comprehensive guide to the origins, meanings, etymologies and distribution of thousands of British surnames.

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A name shared in common to identify the members of a family, as distinguished from each member's given name. Dr etc; Smith is a common British surname. surname → لَقَب příjmení efternavn and a great. All the most common English surnames are covered, including many rare names.

Detailed historical information and the roots of English surnames aregiven. Advice on how to locate the home of a family name is also included Revised edition of: A dictionary of British surnames. 2d ed. with corrections and additions / by R.M. : About this dictionary. Geographical scope ; Categories of surnames ; Statistical notes ; Sixty most common surnames.

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A Dictionary of British Place-Names - Ebook written by David Mills. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Dictionary of British Place-Names/5(2). This book consists of a dictionary of about 8, British surnames, with such information as nationality, origin or etymology and, in some instances, references to sources such as Domesday Book, The Roll of Battle Abbey, etc.

Barber also frequently cites the place of origin most commonly associated with the surname. Examples of surname in a sentence, how to use it. 98 examples: By examining telephone directories in conjunction with the existing literature. Patrick Hanks, Dictionary of American Family Names, 3 vols (Oxford University Press, ) R.A.

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About Burke's Peerage and Baronetage Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary, Vol 2 This database contains a listing of the peerage (those with the titles of duke, marquis, earl, viscount, or baron) of the British Empire, as constituted in   A Dictionary of Surnames is one of the best of the single-volume reference works on British and European surnames and is highly recomended for all types of libraries."ARBA "As Hanks and Hodges remark in their prefatory material, 'surnames studies are sadly neglected in most of the countries of Europe; the number of reliable reference works is 4/5(10).

The book uses the study of surnames to illuminate social history and draws attention to the complex patterns of population mobility that have always characterized British Society. It also describes regional and class differences in surnames, some features of which survive to our own : Richard Mckinley.

Enter your last name to learn its meaning and origin. Or browse surnames alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z.

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Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames. London: Burke, J.B. Landed Gentry. London: Burke, J.B. Peerage and Baronage. London: Burke, J.B.