New PDF release: A Handbook of Scandinavian Names

By Nancy L. Coleman,Olav Veka

Are you taking a look for

•    A Scandinavian identify on your baby?

•    The names of Norse gods and heroes?

•    The historical past and that means of Scandinavian first names?

•    Variations and exchange spellings for universal Scandinavian names?

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

A instruction manual of Scandinavian Names features a dictionary of greater than fifteen hundred given names from Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, plus a few from Iceland and Finland. every one access presents a advisor to pronunciation and the foundation and that means of the identify. Many entries additionally comprise diversifications and utilization within the Scandinavian nations and recognized bearers of the name.

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

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

Finalist, united states top Books Award for Parenting/Family Reference


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