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Encyclopedia of American family names / H. Amanda Robb and Andrew Chesler.

Robb, H. Amanda, (author). Chesler, Andrew, (author.).
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  • 7 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 929.4 ROB (Text) 37521529923494 AMPL Adult Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 929.4 ROB (Text) 36626102606613 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch 929.9.c Robb, H. Amanda (Text) 78294000158873 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library LOCAL HISTORY 929.4 FAMILY NAMES ROBB (Text) 37500003713209 Local History Reference -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 929.4097 ROB (Text) 78551000056888 Genealogy Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh H REF 929.4 ROB (Text) 39206018016426 Local History/Genealogy Available -
Winchester Comm. PL - Winchester GEN 929.4 ROB (Text) 76682000070023 Genealogy Reference Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 929.42 ROBB (Text) 33946001606487 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062700759
  • ISBN: 0062700758
  • Physical Description: x, 710 pages (hardcover) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: New York, New York : HarperCollins Publishers, [1995]

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General Note:
The definitive guide to the 5,000 most common surnames in the United States with origins, variations, rankings, prominant bearers and published genealogies. -- cover
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical sources (pages [709]-710).
Summary, etc.:
This book provides comprehensive information about the 5,000 most common surnames in the United States, as reported by the federal government. It also gives thousands of derivations from these root names, bringing to over 10,000 the total number of surnames listed in the book. In addition to its etymological roots, each name is ranked in terms of its prevalence and most names include interesting narratives of prominent Americans bearing the surname. In many entries, a list of published genealogies is included, a feature not found in any other book on family names.
Subject: Names, Personal > United States > Dictionaries.
Names, Personal.

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