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A to Zax: A Comprehensive Dictionary for Genealogists & Historians

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Hearthside Books:

Seller ID: AtoZax

Condition: Hearthside Books


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Origin And Signification Of Scottish Surnames With A Vocabulary Of Christian Names

By: Clifford Stanley Sims

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1862, 2000)

Seller ID: S1618

ISBN: 0788416189

Condition: 124 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1862, 2000), 2010, 5.5x8.5, paper, 124 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


It is hard to imagine life without surnames, but surnames were a rarity before the 11th century. Names originated from localities such as Nisbet and Ralston, baptismal names such as Anderson and Lawrence, trades such as Baxter and Fletcher, offices such as Bannerman and Walker, professions such as Clerk and Kemp, peculiarities of body and/or mind such as Fairfax and Armstrong, armorial bearings such as Cross and Horn, nativity such as Fleming and Scott, and many other sources. Persons that joined a particular clan, regardless of descent, assumed the surname of the chief as an act of loyalty. T... View more info

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Death Certificates and Archaic Medical Terms, 2nd edition

By: H. Smith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Unlock the Past: 2015

Seller ID: UTP0181

ISBN: 1925323269

Condition: 64 pages pages, 5.5x8.5", b&w photos, glossary, index, Softcover, Unlock the Past


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The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States

By: Henry Gannett

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1910)

Seller ID: G0579

ISBN: 0788405799

Condition: 280 pages, (1910) reprint, 280 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


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Til Death Us Do Part: Causes of Death 1300-1948

By: J. Few

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Unlock the Past: 2015

Seller ID: UTP0261

ISBN: 1921956461

Condition: 28 pages pages, 5.5x8.5", b&w & colour photos, further reading, index, Softcover, Unlock the Past


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Patronymica Britannica: A Dictionary of the Family Names of The United Kingdom

By: Mark Antony Lower

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1860)

Seller ID: L0456

ISBN: 0788404563

Condition: 443 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1860), reprint, 5.5x8.5, paper, 443 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Containing several thousand surnames--mainly English, but also Scotch, Welsh and Irish--this dictionary lays out the history and classification of family nomenclatures. Arranged alphabetically, entries include the etymology of each name, its history and origin and whenever possible, the epoch at which it first appears in our records. Cross-references to spelling variations are included.443 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1860), reprint, 5.5x8.5, paper, 443 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Ancestry's Concise Genealogical Dictionary

By: Maurine and Glen Harris

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Ancestry Publishing:

Seller ID: 206-2112

ISBN: 091648906X

Condition: 1989, 5.5x8.5, paper, ix+246 pp, Softcover, Ancestry Publishing


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What Did They Mean By That? A Dictionary of Historical and Genealogical Terms, Old and New

By: Paul Drake

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2000)

Seller ID: D2500

ISBN: 0788425005

Condition: 348 pages, 6x9, (2000), 2007, 6x9, cloth, 348 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc


The family historian must seek out the records of the merchants, courts, legislators, and churches, as well as the everyday expressions of the common men and women, all the while striving to remain aware that just as we have created words like television, computer, microwave oven, automobile, space station, gigabyte, and airplane, and set aside words as ticking and icebox, stadle, and squabpie, our ancestors had to do the same. They made up the likes of telegraph, railroad, and telescope, and assimilated German words like hex, sauerkraut, fresh, hoodlum, and kindergarten; Spanish words such as... View more info

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By: Paul Drake

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: D3571

ISBN: 0078843571X

Condition: 224 pages, 6x9, 2006, 6x9, cloth, 224 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc


The family historian must seek out the records of the merchants, courts, legislators, and churches, as well as the everyday expressions of the common men and women, all the while striving to remain aware that just as we have created words like television, computer, microwave oven, automobile, space station, gigabyte, and airplane, and set aside words as ticking and icebox, stadle, and squabpie, our ancestors had to do the same. They made up the likes of telegraph, railroad, and telescope, and assimilated German words like hex, sauerkraut, fresh, hoodlum, and kindergarten; Spanish words such as... View more info

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What Did They Mean By That? A Dictionary of Historical and Genealogical Terms, Old and New

By: Paul Drake

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2000)

Seller ID: D6848

ISBN: 0788471694

Condition: 348 pages, 6x9, (2000), 2009, 6x9, paper, 348 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The family historian must seek out the records of the merchants, courts, legislators, and churches, as well as the everyday expressions of the common men and women, all the while striving to remain aware that just as we have created words like television, computer, microwave oven, automobile, space station, gigabyte, and airplane, and set aside words as ticking and icebox, stadle, and squabpie, our ancestors had to do the same. They made up the likes of telegraph, railroad, and telescope, and assimilated German words like hex, sauerkraut, fresh, hoodlum, and kindergarten; Spanish words such as... View more info