A handbook of Cornish surnames

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9780950643199: A handbook of Cornish surnames
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Glossy paperback 1984 73p. 8.25x5.75x0.30. It was not until the early Middle Ages that surnames were first used to distinguish between numbers of people bearing the same personal, or Christian, name. With the growth of documentation in the later Middle Ages, such names became essential, and person whose distinguishing name described his trade, his place of residence, his father's name, or some personal characteristic. passed that name on to his children, and the surname became hereditary.

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WHITE, G. Pawley
Published by DyllansowTruran (1981)
ISBN 10: 095064319X ISBN 13: 9780950643199
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