Meluki's Celtic Catalog

Celtic Culture in Words and Music

Scottish Forenames

Scottish Forenames
Item# 9781841583983

Product Description

Publisher: Birlinn

Author: Donald Whyte

This is the most detailed book available on Scottish forenames, giving origins and meanings for hundreds of names. It also traces the changes in naming patterns over the years, documenting the effects of the Norman Conquest, the Reformation and Royal births, as well as the impact of film stars and sports heroes on the popularity of forenames in modern times. (pb)