Surname Origin Dictionary - etymology of name
by: Smart Education Labs • 1
This app provides an offline version of Surname Dictionary
Containing 48000 entries, this is a comprehensive reference work of the origins, meanings and history of people's names and places' name.
The app present information about the language or region in which the surname originated, major events in the history of noted names, the original meaning, peculiarites of regional distribution, and in some cases the form, date, and location of early instances of the name.
Uniquely organized to allow comparison between names that share the same etymology, the dictionary groups together within a single entry many different cognate and variant forms, including diminutives and patronymics.
This dictionary will be interesting and accessible to the general reader, and an essential reference tool for historians, genealogists, philologists, and local family history societies.
Basic features include:
- Easy navigation
- Bookmark a name
- Search a name
- Over 48000 entries