How you got your name: the origin and meaning of surnames
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How you got your name: the origin and meaning of surnames by Pennethorne Hughes

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Published by Phoenix House [label]: Hollywood-by-the-Sea, Fla., Transatlantic Arts in London .
Written in English


  • Names, English.,
  • English language -- Etymology -- Names.

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Statementby James Pennethorne Hughes.
LC ClassificationsCS2505 .H83 1961
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p.
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5844521M
LC Control Number62001801

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