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What's in a Surname?

A Journey from Abercrombie to Zwicker

What's in a Surname?( )
Author: McKie, David
ISBN:978-0-09-955894-1
Publication Date:Sep 2014
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Windmill Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $27.99
Book Description:

THE SUNDAY TIMESBESTSELLER Surnames are much more than convenient identity tags; they are windows into our families' pasts. Some suggest ancestral trades (Butcher, Smith, Roper) or physical appearance (Long, Brown, Thynne). Some provide clues to where we come from (McDonald, Evans, Patel). And some - Rymer, Brocklebank, Stolbof - offer a hint of something just a little more exotic or esoteric. All are grist to the mill for David McKie who, in...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Etymology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13 x 19.9 x 2 cm
Book Weight:0.22 Kilograms



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