American Given Names
Their Origin and History in the Context of the English LanguageBook - 1979
A carefully researched dictionary which explains the origin and usage of over 800 American first names. Includes a very substantial historical introduction, which follows the patterns and influences afffecting naming from the Anglo-Saxons in nineteenth-century America.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1979
Characteristics: viii, 264 p. ; 24 cm