By Nancy L. Coleman,Olav Veka
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• A Scandinavian identify to your baby?
• The names of Norse gods and heroes?
• The background and that means of Scandinavian first names?
• Variations and trade spellings for universal Scandinavian names?
• Naming traditions and customs in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark?
A instruction manual of Scandinavian Names contains a dictionary of greater than fifteen hundred given names from Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, plus a few from Iceland and Finland. each one access offers a consultant to pronunciation and the starting place and which means of the identify. Many entries additionally contain diversifications and utilization within the Scandinavian nations and well-known bearers of the name.
Adding enticing context to the dictionary part is an in depth comparative advisor to naming practices. The authors speak about immigration to North the United States from Scandinavia and the methods given names and surnames have been tailored within the New international. additionally incorporated within the booklet is a historical past of Scandinavian names, info on “Name Days,” and dialogue of important names from mythology and historical past, together with naming traditions in royal families.
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