A Genealogist's Guide to Ethnic Names: A Reference for First Names from Around the World

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Family Tree Books, Dec 14, 2012 - Reference - 784 pages
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Genealogists understand the value of a name and all the family history information names can provide. Now you can learn more about the ethnic names in your family tree with this comprehensive guide. More than 10,000 names from 50 different ethnicities are organized by the country or region of origin. Naming patterns and traditions are explained and explored for each ethnicity.

Discover the meaning of more than 10,000 names from around the world, including:African namesBritish namesChinese namesEastern European namesFrench namesGaelic namesGerman namesGreek namesHawaiian namesHebrew namesIrish namesIndian namesItalian namesJapanese namesNative American namesRussian namesScandinavian namesSpanish names

You’ll also find:Emigration patterns of each ethnicityA pronunciation guide for each ethnicityInformation about ethnic organizationsNaming trends in the United States based on census data

 

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England
Finland
Germany Greece
Ireland
Italy
Lithuania
Norway
Portugaland Brazil
Sweden
Wales
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