A Dictionary of English Surnames
The Standard Guide to English SurnamesBook - 1995
For anyone interested in tracing a family name or family history in England, this is the standard guide. It provides the origin and meaning of 16,000 English names, including 5,000 added for the current 1990s edition. Variant name forms are fully cross-referenced, and the book contains a wealth of information on early name forms, including dates and sources. A 46-page introduction on English surnames puts the work in context.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1995
Edition: 3rd ed. with corrections and additions by R.M. Wilson
Branch Call Number: REF 929.420941 Rea 3558
Characteristics: lxx, 509 p