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What's in a Surname?

A Journey from Abercrombie to Zwicker

What's in a Surname?( )
Author: McKie, David
ISBN:978-1-84794-694-2
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Century
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

"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 What s in a Surname?, sets off on a journey around Britain to find...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Etymology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.4 x 22.1 x 2.8 cm
Book Weight:0.438 Kilograms



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