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Description - Babies' Names by Julia Cresswell

Babies' Names is a best-selling guide to over 1,500 first names. The book gives the origins of each name, and also lists the most popular girls' and boys' names in Britain today. It's the ideal reference for parents-to-be everywhere. From grandparents and friends to the milkman, everyone seems to have an opinion on what name you should give your baby. If you're struggling to agree with your partner, this is your one-stop guide to finding that perfect name. All entries are listed alphabetically for easy reference, giving a pronunciation guide, background to the origins of the name and any related nicknames or pet forms. Sikh, Hindu, Muslim, Afro-Caribbean and European names, as well as Christian names, are all included. A helpful guide to registering your baby's birth and points to consider when naming your child, plus up-to-date lists of the most popular girls' and boys' names complete this comprehensive guide. It couldn't be more easy to find that special baby name.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780007270705
ISBN-10: 0007270704
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 111mm x 28mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Collins
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 7-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Julia Cresswell

Julia Cresswell is an authority on first names. In addition to Gem Babies' Names, she has also written Collins Gem Irish First Names and the Collins Dictionary of Allusions.

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