Babies’ Names is a best-selling guide to over 1,500 first names. The book gives the origins of each name, and also lists the most popular girls’ and boys’ names in Britain today. It’s the ideal reference for parents-to-be everywhere.
From grandparents and friends to the milkman, everyone seems to have an opinion on what name you should give your baby. If you’re struggling to agree with your partner, this is your one-stop guide to finding that perfect name.
All entries are listed alphabetically for easy reference, giving a pronunciation guide, background to the origins of the name and any related nicknames or pet forms. Sikh, Hindu, Muslim, Afro-Caribbean and European names, as well as Christian names, are all included.
A helpful guide to registering your baby’s birth and points to consider when naming your child, plus up-to-date lists of the most popular girls’ and boys’ names complete this comprehensive guide. It couldn’t be more easy to find that special baby name.
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Collins Gems are smartly designed pocket reference guides, providing knowledge at a glance on a wide variety of popular and timely topics. Packed with color photos and illustrations, and sporting durable flexi–bindings, these unique quick–reference books offer the minimum in size and the maximum in useful information.From the Back Cover:
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.
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