Scottish Surnames

Scottish Surnames

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Blackwell North Amer
With an estimated 90 million people of Scottish descent scattered around the globe, it's not surprising that there is a worldwide interest in Scottish surnames. This pocket-sized yet comprehensive volume is a must for everyone wishing to trace their roots and discover the meaning of their family name.
It includes accurate derivations and explanations of over 1000 surnames, including occupational names, patronymics, nicknames and location names; alphabetically arranged for easy reference; lists the 'Top 100 Scottish Surnames'; includes the name's history and how it has altered in the course of time; tells the stories of well-known bearers of the name; and lists variants of the name and the areas of Scotland they are to be found nowadays.

Publisher: Edinburgh : Mercat Press, 2003
Edition: New edition
ISBN: 9781841830452
Branch Call Number: 929.4 Dorward 2003
Characteristics: xx, 364 pages ; 16 cm


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