What's in a Name? Everything You Wanted to Know
Author: Leonard R. N. Ashley
Paperback, 265 pages
What's in a Name? will tell you the facts behind the names of persons, places and things; about how names are chosen for business and for success; how they are used for everything from tracing settlement patterns to telling fortunes; how forenames have their fashions; where surnames had their origins; all about names in the U.S. and around the globe.