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Dictionary of American Family Names

Contains more than 70,000 of the most commonly occurring surnames in the United States, giving their comparative frequencies, linguistic and historical explanations, selected associated forenames, and occasional genealogical notes.

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Type: dictionary

Subjects: social

Vendor: Oxford Press

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Dictionary of American Family Names Link:
https://lanecc.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780195081374.001.0001/acref-9780195081374