Discovering First Names

Discovering First Names

S. Jarvis (2003)

A guide to how first names were invented and what to look out for when researching your family history.


First Name Variants

First Name Variants

A. Bardsley (2003)

Over time first names have suffered from many complex variations, making it difficult to track a particular person. This book is a compilation of first name diminutives and variants, and links those that have a relationship.


Searching for Surnames

Searching for Surnames

J. Titford (2002)

Searching for Surnames attempts to clear away some of the fog from the subject, and provides a working guide to surname identification.


The Surname Detective

The Surname Detective

C.D. Rogers (1995)

Investigates surname distribution in England.


The Surname Handbook

D. Kennett (2012)

A comprehensive guide to discovering the origins and meaning of surnames.


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