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Dictionary of first names

an indispensable guide to more than 10,000 names

by Julia Cresswell

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Published by Chambers in Edinburgh [Scotland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Personal -- Dictionaries,
  • English language -- Etymology -- Names

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. xii).

    StatementJulia Cresswell.
    GenreDictionaries
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS2377 .C75 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 468 p. ;
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23950788M
    ISBN 109780550104298
    LC Control Number2009510081

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