By Nancy L. Coleman,Olav Veka
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• A Scandinavian identify in your baby?
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• The heritage and that means of Scandinavian first names?
• Variations and exchange spellings for universal Scandinavian names?
• Naming traditions and customs in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark?
A instruction manual of Scandinavian Names encompasses a dictionary of greater than fifteen hundred given names from Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, plus a few from Iceland and Finland. every one access presents a advisor to pronunciation and the starting place and that means of the identify. Many entries additionally comprise diversifications and utilization within the Scandinavian nations and well-known bearers of the name.
Adding attractive context to the dictionary part is an intensive comparative advisor to naming practices. The authors talk about immigration to North the USA from Scandinavia and the methods given names and surnames have been tailored within the New international. additionally incorporated within the e-book is a heritage of Scandinavian names, details on “Name Days,” and dialogue of important names from mythology and historical past, together with naming traditions in royal families.
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A Handbook of Scandinavian Names by Nancy L. Coleman,Olav Veka