First Names - Oxford Dictionary
Powered by Handmark, this brand new edition of the fascinating and informative Dictionary of First Names covers over 6,000 names in common use in English, including newly created names and traditional names that have been newly discovered. From Alice to Zanna and Adam to Zola this book will answer all your questions: it will tell you the age, origin, and meaning of the name, as well as how it has fared in terms of popularity, and notes famous bearers (both historical and fictional). It covers alternative spellings, short forms and pet forms, and masculine and feminine forms, as well as help with pronunciation. The edition features names in other languages, including Scottish, French, German, Italian, Arabic, and Chinese
This is the most comprehensive paperback first names dictionary available. From the traditional to the rare and unconventional, this book will tell you everything you need to know about names.
+ A brand-new edition of this best-selling dictionary, with over 6,000 names
+ Explains the origin and meaning of names, and notes famous bearers (both historical and fictional)
+ Includes variant spellings, masculine and feminine forms, and short forms and diminutives
+ Includes names in other languages, including Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Italian, and Scottish
+ Irish and Welsh names, and tables of the most popular names by year and region
+ No wireless connection required
+ Buy one application and use it on your iPhone or iPad, optimized for both devices!
+ Sounds-like to help find those difficult to spell words.
+ Share entries via email, Facebook and Twitter
+ Tag words with bookmarks or custom tags for easy retrieval.
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