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By Nancy L. Coleman,Olav Veka

Are you having a look for

•    A Scandinavian identify to your baby?

•    The names of Norse gods and heroes?

•    The heritage and that means of Scandinavian first names?

•    Variations and exchange spellings for universal Scandinavian names?

•    Naming traditions and customs in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark?

A instruction manual of Scandinavian Names features a dictionary of greater than fifteen hundred given names from Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, plus a few from Iceland and Finland. each one access offers a consultant to pronunciation and the starting place and that means of the identify. Many entries additionally contain diversifications and utilization within the Scandinavian nations and well-known bearers of the name.

    Adding attractive context to the dictionary part is an intensive comparative consultant 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 international. additionally incorporated within the e-book is a heritage of Scandinavian names, details on “Name Days,” and dialogue of vital names from mythology and historical past, together with naming traditions in royal families.

Winner, Reference publication of the 12 months, Midwest publication Awards

Finalist, united states most sensible Books Award for Parenting/Family Reference


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