15,000+ Baby Names

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Simon and Schuster, Jan 11, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 208 pages
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You'll find a name for your new baby in this book!  15,000+ Baby Names was designed to let you easily scan through a list girls' and boys' names to find the right name for your new baby.  This book includes:  guidelines for naming your baby;  names from a variety of racial, ethnic, and religioius backgrounds; origins, meanings and famous namesakes; and a helpful cross-referencing system to lead you to related or similar names.

You'll find a name for your new baby in this book!  15,000+ Baby Names was designed to let you scan through a list of the most contemporary girls' and boys' names in print to find the right name for your new baby.  This book includes the following features:
—Guidelines for naming your baby
—Names used by parents of a variety of racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, including African American, British, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hispanic, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Jewish, Muslim, Polish, Russian, and more
—Origins, meanings, and famous namesakes
—A helpful cross-referencing system to lead you to related or similar names

Sample Listing (including: name, origin,meaning, famous namesake, cross-referencing, and variations/nicknames): Elizabeth (Hebrew) consecrated to God.  Bible:  the mother of John the Baptist.  See also Beth, Betsy, Betty, Elsa, Lisa, Liza.  Eliabeth, Elisa, Elisabet, Elisabeta, Elisabeth, Elisabethe, Elisabetta, Elisabette, Elise, Elisebet, Elisheba, Elisheva, Elissa, Eliz, Eliza, Elizabee, Elizabet, Elisabete, Elizaveta, Elizebeth, Ellice, Elsabeth, Elsbet, Elsbeth, Else, Elspet, Elspeth, Elspie, Elsy, Elysabeth, Elyssa, Elzbieta, Erzsébet, Helsa, Ilizzabet, Libby, Lusa, Yelisabeta
 

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TOO Many Names

User Review  - Skunkifer - Target

Unfortunately, there were actually too many names and I couldn't even been to read it. Tightly spaced together, it just didn't work for me. I ended up returning it. :( Read full review

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User Review  - Heather Castillo - Goodreads

Too many names in this book that were just useless. Stopped reading. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Bruce Lansky is the #1 name in baby names.  His name books have sold over 11 million copies.  His name books include:  100,000+ Baby Names, Five Star Baby Name Advisor, and Baby Names Around the World.  He has appeared on radio, television, newspapers & magazines showcasing his expertise in the field of baby names.

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