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British family names

Henry Barber

British family names

their origin and meaning, with lists of Scandinavian, Frisian, Anglo-Saxon, and Norman names.

by Henry Barber

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Published by Elliot Stock in London .
Written in English


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Pagination235p. ;
Number of Pages235
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Open LibraryOL13852810M


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