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British family names their origin and meaning, with lists of Scandinavian, Frisian, Anglo-Saxon and Norman names by Henry Barber

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Published by E. Stock in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Names, Personal -- English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Rev. Henry Barber.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCS2501
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 286p. ;
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15972077M
LC Control Number03030482

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