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Surnames Handbook - Debbie Kennett (Paperback)

A Guide to Family Name Research in the 21st Century

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Description

This book provides a comprehensive guide to researching your surname. It will take you through the available resources both online and offline to enable you to understand the origins, meaning, evolution, frequency and distribution of your surname.

Product Details

Barcode
9780752468624
Department
Books
Released
1 Oct 2012
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Debbie Kennett
Derek A. Palgrave (Foreward By)
Subtitle
A Guide to Family Name Research in the 21st Century
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Trafalgar Square
Language
English
Number of Pages
224
Dimensions
235 x 152 x 25mm (327g)

Summary

Every surname has its own story to tell, and a surname study is a natural complement to family history research. The study of surnames has been revolutionised in the last decade with the increasing availability of online resources, and it is now easier than ever before to explore the history, evolution, distribution and meaning of your family name. The Surnames Handbook provides a comprehensive guide to researching your surname using genealogical methods in conjunction with the latest advances in DNA testing and surname mapping. The book explores the key resources that are used to study a surname and is packed with links to relevant websites giving you everything you need to research your surname in one compact volume.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Family/Marriage
BISAC Subject 1
Family & Relationships / General
BISAC Subject 2
Reference / Genealogy & Heraldry
BISAC Subject 3
Social Science / Sociology / Marriage & Family
Library Subject 1
Names, Personal; British Isles.
Dewey Classification
929.1072041