Book description:Genre: New books
1st ed. of "American Given Names: Their Origin & History in the Context of the English Language".
ISBN 13: 9780195024654
Number of pages: 233
George Stewart, the worlds foremost authority on place-naming, has written an engrossing dictionary that has become the standard work on the history of American first names. Stewart places names in historical and linguistic context, discussing, with his characteristic wit, each names etymology and degree of use today.A browsers delight--a treasure trove of fascinating f