A brand-new edition of this best-selling guide to over 1500 first names. The origins of each name are given, and there are also listings of the most popular girls' and boys' names in Britain. The ideal pocket guide to choosing a name for your baby. 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 in the Top 3 in England and Wales are Emily and Megan for girls and Thomas and James for boys, while in Scotland Amy and Lauren and Lewis and Ryan fill the numbers 2 and 3 slots. 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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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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Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007127855