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By Nancy L. Coleman,Olav Veka

Are you taking a look for

•    A Scandinavian identify to your baby?

•    The names of Norse gods and heroes?

•    The background and which means of Scandinavian first names?

•    Variations and trade 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 foundation and that means of the identify. Many entries additionally comprise diversifications and utilization within the Scandinavian international locations and recognized bearers of the name.

    Adding enticing context to the dictionary part is an intensive comparative advisor to naming practices. The authors speak about immigration to North the United States from Scandinavia and the methods given names and surnames have been tailored within the New global. additionally integrated within the ebook is a heritage of Scandinavian names, info on “Name Days,” and dialogue of important names from mythology and historical past, together with naming traditions in royal families.

Winner, Reference ebook of the yr, Midwest e-book Awards

Finalist, united states top Books Award for Parenting/Family Reference


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