This dictionary reveals the origins of familiar names from personal names to place names, brand names to astronomical names. It includes a broad selection of names of animals, mythological and literary characters, sports teams, languages, nationalities, political parties and pop and rock groups. It takes in the name of holidays and festivals, of schools and colleges, of battles and revolutions, and of well-known individual buildings such as clubs, hospitals, country houses, museums and theatres. It includes the origins of ...

Brewer's Dictionary of Names 1997, Helicon, Oxford

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Brewer's Dictionary of Names 1995, Helicon, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781859861028

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Brewer's Dictionary of Names 1993, Helicon, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780091779542

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