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ARTHUR, WILLIAM M. A. - An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names

Title: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names
Description: New York, NY: Sheldon & Company, 1860. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 1860 printing. Brown cloth cover with gold lettering. Cover shows wear. Contents clean with some slight water staining. Begins with the signification of names then the etymological dictionary of family names. An example is the name "Annan which is a river and borough of Scotland. Smith is derived from the Anglo-Saxon Smitan, to smite or strike. Among the Highland clans, the smith ranked third in dignity to the chief, from his skill in fabricating military weapons, and his dexerity in teaching the use of them."Very early edition. SKU 228.. Good with no dust jacket .

Keywords: Anthony Arnold Baldwin Bennet Genealogy Underhill Reference Names Dictionary Family Names

Price: US$ 14.97 Seller: A Book Legacy
- Book number: 228

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