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What's in Your First Name?: Our Personal Names, their History and Evolution in Britain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,480. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
WILLIAM LEWIS uncovers the origins and development of first names in Britain. This unique insight takes the reader from the names of ancient Britons in Roman times through to the modern day and the cult of the celebrity. ‘What’s in your First Name’ discusses the history of over 1,500 names in common use in English, including the very latest names as well as those dating back over 2,000 years.