A World of Baby Names

Berkley Publishing Group, 1996 - 574 páginas
In an increasingly multicultural world, children's names now reflect the diversity of our heritage. offering more creative naming options that ever before, A World of Baby Names is the ultimate guide to names from dozens of cultures and countries. Each chapter focuses on the names from a specific country, region, or category, including little-known details about naming customs. Each entry contains not only the various spellings and pronunciations of a particular name, but its meaning, history, etymology, and derivations as well. With over 30,000 names to choose from, you're sure to find one that is as special as your baby. A World of Baby Names includes a worldly array of naming options: * African * African-American * American * Astrological * Biblical * Chinese * Czech and Slovak * English * French * German * Greek * Hawaiian * Hindu/Indian * Hungarian * Irish * Italian * Japanese * Jewish/Hebrew * Welsh And hundreds more!

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An extremely handy compilation of names organized by gender, nationality, religious, and a few less obvious categories. I dip into it pretty regularly for character names when I'm writing fiction ... Leer reseña completa

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it was well organized. I enjoyed perusing the names by region. :-) Leer reseña completa

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Teresa Norman is the author of The African-American Baby Name Book and A World of Baby Names.

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