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Smith, Elsdon C. (Elsdon Coles) 1903-1996

Overview
Works: 20 works in 118 publications in 2 languages and 7,944 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Genealogy  Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: CS2481, 929.4
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Most widely held works about Elsdon C Smith
 
Most widely held works by Elsdon C Smith
American surnames by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surnames. We all have them, but whose names were they originally? Whose are they? What do they mean and where do they come from? Elsdon Smith, America's leading authority on names, is the one man who definitely knows, and his book, American Surnames, is designed to answer these questions and more
New dictionary of American family names by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

18 editions published between 1956 and 1988 in English and held by 2,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a running account of the origin of the most common American family names, with special attention to the social conditions and customs surrounding the adoption of surnames in England and in Europe in general. Names are treated in four main groups: patronymics, occupational names, nicknames, and place names. Also includes a list of 2,000 most common surnames in the U.S
Dictionary of American family names by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

9 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of our names by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

15 editions published between 1950 and 1970 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the development and meanings of surnames, Christian names, and nicknames, with many anecdotes included
Treasury of name lore by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal names; a bibliography by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

18 editions published between 1952 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naming your baby; rules to follow when you name your baby by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

6 editions published between 1943 and 1970 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naming your baby is no trifling matter as thousands of parents learn to their dismay every year. No matter how much discussion has gone on beforehand, there will always be people who haven't selected a name by the time the baby arrives
The book of Smith by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naming your baby; rules to follow when you name the baby by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

3 editions published between 1943 and 1946 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naming your baby; the principles to be observed when you name the baby, together with a dictionary of Christian names by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first skilled craftsman, the smith : Smith ubiquitous--such a name by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bibliography by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seiō jinmei chishiki jiten by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of American family names. Elsdon C. Smith, by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storybook for boys and girls( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Festschrift in honor of Elsdon Coles Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bibliography of personal names, 1970-1971 by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The significance of name study by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personal names, etc by Elsdon C Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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American surnames
Alternative Names
Coles Smith, Elsdon 1903-

Smith, Elsdon C.

Smith, Elsdon C. 1903-

Smith, Elsdon Coles.

Smith, Elsdon Coles 1903-

Smith, Elsdon Coles 1903-1996

Sumisu, E. C.

Sumisu, E. C. 1903-1996

Sumisu, E. C. (Elsdon Coles), 1903-1996

スミス, E. C

スミス, エルズドン C.

Languages
English (110)

Japanese (2)

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