Book: Brewer's Dictionary of Names

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Title: Brewer's Dictionary of Names

Subtitle: People & Places & Things

Author: Adrian Room
Publisher: Helicon
Year: 1992
Language: English
Pages: 610
ISBN: 1-85986-323-x
Nordic Names shortcut: BRE

Index of Contents

  • Introduction
    • 1 Place-names
    • 2 Personal names
    • 3 Mythological names
    • 4 Biblical names
    • 5 Astronomical names
    • 6 Nationalities and Languages
    • 7 Time and calendar names
    • 8 Religious names
    • 9 Literary names
    • 10 Names from History
    • 11 Political names
    • 12 Educational names
    • 13 Names of buildings
    • 14 Commercial names
    • 15 Musical names
    • 16 Sports names
    • 17 Animal names
    • 18 Other names
  • Language Guide
    • The written form of foreign languages
    • Accents and alphabets
  • Form of entries
  • Acknowledgments
  • Names A-Z