A Dictionary of English Surnames

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Psychology Press, 1991 - Foreign Language Study - 508 pages
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This classic dictionary answers questions such as these and explains the origins of over 16,000 names in current English use. It will be a source of fascination to everyone with an interest in names and their history.

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P. H. Reaney is the author of The Origin of English Surnames (RKP, 1980). R. M. Wilson is Professor Emeritus of English Language at Sheffield University.

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