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What's in a Surname?

A Journey from Abercrombie to Zwicker

What's in a Surname?( )
Author: McKie, David
Publication Date:Oct 2014
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
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
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Etymology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.07 x 7.761 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:0.484 Pounds

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