Do you know what your name really means?
How do you choose the right name for your baby?
With well over 6,000 entries, this new edition is the most authoritative dictionary of first names available. In addition to a new introduction from the authors, it provides the answers to all your questions on the meanings and histories of names, how they have risen or fallen in popularity, and who are the famous bearers from history, fiction, and the screen. Detailed appendix material includes lists of French, Russian, Italian, Arabic, Indian names, and- new for this
edition-Japanese and Chinese names.
Over 150 brand new first names
listed, including Aeronwen, Ardal, Calista, Gaia, Macy, Nirvana, and Xena