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A dictionary of English surnames

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Personal -- Great Britain -- Dictionaries.,
    • Names, English -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Rev. ed. of: A dictionary of British surnames. 2nd ed. 1976.

      Statementby P.H. Reaney.
      ContributionsWilson, R. M. 1908-, Reaney, Percy H. 1880-1968.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCS2505 .R39 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationlxx, 508 p. ;
      Number of Pages508
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1885468M
      ISBN 10041505737X
      LC Control Number90046497


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