Read e-book online A Handbook of Scandinavian Names PDF

By Nancy L. Coleman,Olav Veka

ISBN-10: 0299248348

ISBN-13: 9780299248345

Are you having a look for

•    A Scandinavian identify on your baby?

•    The names of Norse gods and heroes?

•    The heritage and which means of Scandinavian first names?

•    Variations and exchange spellings for universal Scandinavian names?

•    Naming traditions and customs in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark?

A guide of Scandinavian Names encompasses a dictionary of greater than fifteen hundred given names from Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, plus a few from Iceland and Finland. each one access presents a advisor to pronunciation and the beginning and which means of the identify. Many entries additionally contain diversifications and utilization within the Scandinavian nations and recognized bearers of the name.

    Adding enticing context to the dictionary part is an intensive comparative consultant to naming practices. The authors talk about immigration to North the United States from Scandinavia and the methods given names and surnames have been tailored within the New international. additionally incorporated within the ebook is a background of Scandinavian names, info on “Name Days,” and dialogue of vital names from mythology and heritage, together with naming traditions in royal families.

Winner, Reference booklet of the 12 months, Midwest e-book Awards

Finalist, united states most sensible Books Award for Parenting/Family Reference


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