Item description for Perfect Babies' Names by Rosalind Fergusson...
Overview Containing over 3,000 names, this book tells each name's meaning and history. This book includes tips on how to make a shortlist and advice for avoiding names that give rise to unfortunate nicknames.
More than 3,000 monikers are addressed in this comprehensive guide to names. Each entry explains the name's meaning, history, and pronunciation, as well as notable persons who have shared it over the years, alternative spellings, and how popular—or unpopular—it is now. With tips on how to make a shortlist of preferred names and advice for avoiding unfortunate nicknames, this is a clear and useful resource no parent should be without.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.25" Height: 7.75" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Sep 25, 2007
Publisher Random House Books
ISBN 190521166X ISBN13 9781905211661
Availability 0 units.
More About Rosalind Fergusson
Rosalind Fergusson has worked extensively as an editor, lexicographer and writer for over twenty years. Her previous publications include THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF PROVERBS, THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS and CHOOSE YOUR BABY'S NAME. She is currently working on THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF ABBREVIATIONS. She is married and lives in Newington, nr Sittingbourne, Kent.