New dictionary of American family names Hardcover – 1972.
New dictionary of American family names Hardcover – 1972. by. Elsdon Coles Smith (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Unlike "Family Names," by . Hook, which I also highly recommend, this book contains no narrative on name origins. It is strictly an alphabetical list of last names, A through Z, with explanations. Here are three sample names
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The New Dictionary of American Family Names by Elsdon Coles Smith is the best dictionary of its kind. It is a pity that it is not periodically reissued. However, I am very pleased with the used copy that I purchased from one of your vendors.
The Dictionary of American Family Names contains more than 70,000 of the most commonly occurring surnames in the United States, giving their comparative frequencies, linguistic and historical explanations, selected associated forenames, and occasional genealogical notes.
Elsdon Coles Smith, The Book of Smith (1979), p. 195, ISBN 0399503935. Patronymica Britannica: A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom (PDF (Google Books)). "Mcgowan Name Meaning & Mcgowan Family History at Ancestry. Retrieved 8 October 2018. "Goff Name Meaning & Goff Family History at Ancestry. London: John Russell Smith.
Bibliographic Details. Title: New dictionary of American family names. Name of your business and form of legal entity: Ami Ventures In. -Corp. Publisher: Harper & Row. Publication Date: 1972. Book Condition: Good. Synopsis: Dictionary of American family names.
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