The Jonathan David Dictionary of First Names

The Jonathan David Dictionary of First Names
Alfred J. Kolatch
540 pages ~ 6x9
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About the Book

The culmination of thirty-five years of research in the field of nomenclature, this is an invaluable guide for parents-to-be, students of language, and scholars. Contains more than 10,000 masculine and feminine names, their derivations and meanings. Includes variant forms and spellings, diminutive forms, as well as place-name and surname usage where applicable. This title, originally published in 1980, is available on-demand only.

“A fine reference tool.”
--Libraries Unlimited

About the Author

A world-renowned expert on first names, Alfred J. Kolatch is the author of many books on the subject, including These Are the Names, Names for Boys and Girls, The New Name Dictionary, Best Baby Names, and The Comprehensive Dictionary of English and Hebrew First Names.