CD: The Origin and Meaning of Surnames


This CD-ROM includes electronic reprints of the following seven works on the history and meaning of surnames of British origin:

  • Genealogy and Surnames: with some Heraldic and Biographical Notices - William Anderson (1865)
  • British Family Names, their Origin and Meaning, with Lists of Scandinavian, Frisian, Anglo-Saxon, and Norman Names - Rev. Henry Barber, M.D., F.S.A. (2nd ed., 1903)
  • English Surnames, their Sources and Significations - Charles Wareing Bardsley, M.A. (6th ed., 1898)
  • Family Names and Their Story - S. Baring-Gould (1910)
  • Personal and Family Names, a Popular Monograph on the Origin and History of the Nomenclature of the Present and Former Times - Harry Alfred Long (1883),
  • The Origin and Signification of Scottish Surnames with a Vocabulary of Christian Names - Clifford Stanley Sims (1862)
  • Clues to Our Family Names - Lou Stein (1998)

This GRAPHIC IMAGE CD-ROM uses the powerful Adobe Acrobat Reader provided free on the CD for Windows and Macintosh operating systems. 

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2000, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, PC and MAC, 2155 pp.

ISBN: 9780788414213