- Paperback: 394 pages
- Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company (December 8, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0806311509
- ISBN-13: 978-0806311500
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,575,478 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Mr Nazario's point is off the mark in another respect. He implies that the range of names is 'limited' to those of the U.S. But this is hardly the case. From the beginning Smith discusses the wide variety of names brought to the U.S. from all over the world, ALL of which he considers to now be "American". As a result the book DOES cover a great many names found in other parts of the Americas.
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I love having this book around to peruse at my leisure. I enjoy just opening to a random page and finding out all sorts of things about the roots of names and families and... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Ronnie Gonzalez
I have found this book to be an excellent example of an introductory offering on the subjects of surnames. It has a good sampling of names from many language sources. Read morePublished on May 1, 2012 by Donal R. MacRae, Ph.D