Title Favourite Names for Boys & Girls / More Favourite Names for Boys & Girls
Binding Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover
Book Condition Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Australia Allen & Unwin 1983
0048270865 / 9780048270863
Seller ID 055067
126 pages. Did you know that Susan has its origins in ancient Persian drinking songs, that David means 'no sheep is safe', that Felicity comes from a Latin term meaning ‘very rich parents’, and that all Dawns go into dry cleaning? Favourite Names for Boys and Girls is an invaluable guide to all new parents, friends of the family, interfering relatives and everyone else faced with the important question ‘What shall we call Baby?’ or ‘What do I really mean?’ Here are hundreds of answers, including a comprehensive list of historical origins, nicknames, key physical characteristics and likely occupations. Every responsible parent and, indeed, everyone with a name will and Favourite Names for Boys and Girls a richly rewarding educational experience. About "More Favourite Names for Boys & Girls": 114 pages including illustrations and introduction by Evelyn Hunnicutt. Did you know that Graham is a geological term? That Glenn means ‘hole in the ground’? That Bronwen means ‘rich in fibre’? This book is a companion volume to the internationally well - received Favourite Names for Boys and Girls. It is an indispensable guide for newly blessed parents, their relatives, popular novelists and others in search of just the right name; or those who are concerned about their own identities. Hundreds of choices are offered, vigorously researched and historically sound, with particular attention to likely physical peculiarities and areas of employment. A must for all caring readers. Dr Evelyn Hunnicutt is the Dean, Chief Counsellor and Marketing Director of the Feodor Rabbitt Foundation for Child Related Situations. Patrick Cook is a Permanent Fellow of the Foundation. Among their recent publications are Every Little Finger: A History of Child Palmistry and Love Signs for the Under Fives. These two books sell together.