A handy guide to first names with a distinctively Scottish origin or use. Scottish First Names is the ideal guide for prospective parents seeking a genuinely Scottish forename for their offspring. Concentrating solely on those names of a recognisably Gaelic or Celtic origin, and those with a strong tradition of use north of the border, this attractive little book gives the origins and meanings to over 250 names. Also included is a pronunciation guide and indicators of noteworthy holders of the names.
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Julia Cresswell has researched and written extensively on first names for many years. Her books for HarperCollins include the bestselling Gem Babies' Names and the Gem Irish First Names; she also revised the Pocket Reference First Names.
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Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0004722590