An updated and completely authoritative guide to over 1500 first names, now reissued in a new flexibinding
This Collins Gem is being reissued in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback. The stylish new cover design will enliven this and 70 other bestselling Gems.
Have you recently named your child Chloe or Jack? If you have, you have chosen the most popular babies’ names of the moment in Britain. Other names which are growing in popularity and which are included in Collins Gem Babies’ Names are Megan, Georgia and Courtney for girls and Callum, Nathan, Brandon and Joe for boys.
This updated edition lists all names alphabetically, giving a pronunciation guide, background to the origins of the name and any pet names or related names.
Sikh, Hindu, Muslim, Afro-Caribbean and European names, as well as Christian names, are all included.
A guide to registering your baby’s birth and points to consider when naming your child, plus lists of the most popular girls’ and boys’ names, complete this comprehensive guide to first names.
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'Collins Gem Babies' Names' is the most authoritative handy guide to first names, with an alphabetical listing of over 1500 entries. All of today's most popular names are here, as well as the old favourites – an essential purchase for any parent-to-be.
• An authoritative guide to over 1500 popular and unusual first names
• Name origins and meaning, related names and pet forms given
• Multicultural selection of names provided.
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, and is presently preparing Scottish First Names.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0004722914