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Dictionary of given names with origins and meanings

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Published by Arthur H. Clark in Glendale, Calif .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsCS2367 .L6 1966
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Pagination248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24392023M
OCLC/WorldCa390811

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Dictionary of given names with origins and meanings by Flora Haines Loughead Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dictionary of given names: With origins and meanings [Loughead, Flora Haines] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dictionary of given names: With origins and meaningsAuthor: Flora Haines Loughead. O entriesThis huge new dictionary is the ultimate reference work on family names of the UK, covering English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, and immigrant surnames.

It includes every surname that currently has more than bearers, and those that had more than 20 bearers in the entry contains lists of variant spellings of the name, an explanation of its origins Author: Patrick Hanks.

Library Journal Best Reference Source Booklist Editors' ChoiceThe Dictionary of American Family Names contains more t of the most commonly occurring surnames in the United States, giving their comparative frequencies, linguistic and historical explanations, selected associated forenames, and occasional genealogical notes.

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As part of the Bible Study Tools Study Library, Hitchcock's Bible Names is linked to Torrey's New Topical Textbook, Baker's Evangelical Dictionary, Easton's Bible Dictionary, Smith's Bible Dictionary. The study of names is called onomastics or onomatology. Onomastics covers the naming of all things, including place names (toponyms) and personal names (anthroponyms).

Given names, often called first names, and surnames, often called last names, usually derive from words with distinct : Carmen Nigro. is the world’s leading online source for English definitions, synonyms, word origins and etymologies, audio pronunciations, example sentences, slang phrases, idioms, word games, legal and medical terms, Word of the Day and more.

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From a Roman family name that was possibly derived from Greek ιουλος (ioulos) meaning "downy-bearded".Alternatively, it could be related to the name of the Roman god was a prominent patrician family of Rome, who claimed descent from the mythological Julus, son of Aeneas.

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dictionary of names. noun. a dictionary of given names that indicates whether a name is usually male, female, or unisex and often includes origins as well as meanings; for example, as by indicating that Evangeline, meaning “good news,” comes from Greek.

A reference book about first or given names, the book is presented in two sections. The first section is a list of descriptive and cultural meanings and then lists the names (and their cultural context or nationality) that carry that meaning/5.

The Name Book gives you more than just a list of popular names. From Aaron to Zoe, this useful book includes the cultural origin, the literal meaning, and the spiritual significance of more t classic, contemporary, and biblical names. An appropriate verse of Scripture accompanies each name, /5().

The meanings are listed alphabetically, followed by the names connected with those meanings. The index of names in back refers you to all the meanings associated with a paticular name /5(3).

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Each entry gives a detailed origin of a family's surname, describing its various meanings, geographical origins, and the context in which it arose. Today, a surname, which is also known as a family name and last name, is a hereditary fixed name that you share with your family members.

The use of a surname was originally adopted in order to distinguish two individuals with the same first name, and, at first, these last names.

Get this from a library. Dictionary of given names: with origins and meanings. [Flora Haines Loughead]. Name Meaning Dictionary. name meaning. "Monastery of Sunayd". (Name meanings) A given name is a personal name that specifies and differentiates between members of a group of individuals, especially in a family, all of whose members usually share the same family name (surname).

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Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Ashkenazic Given Names: Their Origins, Structure, Pronunciation, and Migrations. Bergenfield, NJ: Avotaynu,pp.

Identifies more t given names derived from root names. Includes a ­page thesis on the origins. Search first names by origin and find the meaning and history behind your favorite first names.

Get great ideas for baby names from around the world. See also: Last names by country of origin You can also check out our top baby names for boys and girls, or search names by trait. GAIUS m Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical Roman praenomen, or given name, of uncertain meaning.

It is possibly derived from Latin gaudere "to rejoice", though it may be of unknown Etruscan was a very common Roman praenomen, the most famous bearers being Gaius Julius Caesar, the great leader of the Roman Republic, and his adopted son Gaius Octavius (later known as.

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This innovative dictionary allows the user to find given names which relate to a specific meaning. Arranged alphabetically by definition, the names are followed by the language of origin, variations (derivatives, diminutives, and nicknames) of the name itself, and the name as interpreted in different languages.5/5(2).

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Given name definition is - a name that precedes one's surname; especially: first name. How to use given name in a sentence. Name definition, a word or a combination of words by which a person, place, or thing, a body or class, or any object of thought is designated, called, or known.

See more. given name - the name that precedes the surname. first name, forename. name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing".

baptismal name, Christian name - the first name given to Christians at birth or christening. Dictionary definition, a book, optical disc, mobile device, or online lexical resource (such as ) containing a selection of the words of a language, giving information about their meanings, pronunciations, etymologies, inflected forms, derived forms, etc., expressed in either the same or another language; lexicon; glossary.

Print dictionaries of various sizes, ranging from small. the description is the meaning and history write-up for the name; separate search terms with spaces; search for an exact phrase by surrounding it with double quotes. example: "lord of the rings" will match names from the novel 'The Lord of the Rings' this field understands simple boolean logic.

Click here to see the full list. Naming your baby is the most important choice you can make as an expecting or new parent. has been a trusted source of names for over twenty years. Find out the name meanings for your entire family. Quick Links: Unique baby names, Girl names, Boy names, Advanced search, Most Popular baby names by year.

Symbols are the language of dreams. A symbol can invoke a feeling or an idea and often has a much more profound and deeper meaning than any one word can convey.

At the same time, these symbols can leave you confused and wondering what that dream was all about. Acquiring the ability to interpret your dreams is a powerful tool. Alma (/ ˈ ɑː l m ə / AHL-mə) is an English feminine given name, but has historically been used in the masculine form as well, sometimes in the form Almo.

The origin of the name is debated, it was reserved as a title for classical goddesses as in the use "alma mater".It gained popularity after the Battle of Alma in the 19th century and appeared as a fashionable name for girls and a popular Language(s): Latin. write definition: 1. to make marks that represent letters, words, or numbers on a surface, such as paper or a.

Learn more. The name Kai / ˈ k aɪ / has various origins and meanings in different cultures. In Basque, kai is a common word meaning "pier of a harbor" [citation needed] and a variant of the first name Kaio (from the old Latin name Caius, meaning "happy"). [citation needed]In Chinese, Kai is a very common given name with one of several meanings, most commonly "victory" (凯/凱), "start" or "open" (开 Gender: Unisex.

Sabrina is a feminine given name found primarily in Western European cultures and to a lesser extent in the Arabic world.

In the European heritage, it is taken from the Roman name for a river in mid-Wales which flows into England, there known as the Severn.

According to a legend recounted by Geoffrey of Monmouth in the 12th century, Habren or Gender: Female. First Name Reverse Dictionary: Given Names Listed by Meaning, 2D Ed. "This innovative dictionary allows the user to find given names which relate to a specific meaning.

Arranged alphabetically by definition, the names are followed by the language of origin, variations (derivatives, diminutives, and nicknames) of the name itself, and the name as 5/5(2).

Dictionary Of the Proper Names of the Old and New Testament Scriptures, being and Accurate and Literal Translation from the Original Tongues meanings were given to the same name by the same writer. But which, if any one of them, was the English equivalent of the Hebrew or Greek name under consideration.

the meaning of his name. List of Biblical Names and their Meaning. Aaron Biblical Name Means: (Light-Bringer) - He was the eldest son of Amram and Jochebed. This made him the brother of Moses and Miriam. He would become Moses spokesman to the people.

Eventually he would be commissioned as a deliver of Israel. He was the first high priest of Israel. Etymology. The modern name Melinda is a combination of "Mel" with the suffix "-inda". " Mel" can be derived from names such as Melanie meaning "dark, black" in Greek, or from Melissa (μέλισσα) meaning "Honeybee" in is also associated with the Greek word meli, meaning "honey", and with Linda, from "lind" meaning "gentle, soft, tender" in the Germanic d names: Melanie, Melissa, Mel, Linda, Mindy.

Anciently, names were given because they had a specific meaning. A source which lists names and their meanings is: Loughead, Flora Haines. Dictionary of Given Names. Glendale, California: The Arthur H.

Clark Company, (FHL book Ld) Even within the records themselves the names .Book definition, a handwritten or printed work of fiction or nonfiction, usually on sheets of paper fastened or bound together within covers.

See more.Tara is a given name with multiple meanings in different cultures. The name is popular in Ireland and Ireland, it is derived from The Hill of Tara which is an archaeological site located near the River Boyne in County Meath, and which according to tradition, was the seat of the High King of name was popular in the United States during the s, probably due to Tara Gender: Female and male.