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A Handbook of Scandinavian Names

By: Coleman, Nancy L.; Veka, Olav

Price: $27.95  $27.94

Publisher: Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: SCAN03

ISBN: 0299248348

Condition: New

304 pages. Are you looking for •    A Scandinavian name for your baby? •    The names of Norse gods and heroes? •    The history and meaning of Scandinavian first names? •    Variations and alternate spellings for common Scandinavian names? •    Naming traditions and customs in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark? A Handbook of Scandinavian Names includes a dictionary of more than fifteen hundred given names from Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, plus some from Iceland and Finland. Each entry provides a guide to pronunciation and the origin and meaning of the name. Many ent... View more info