This is the only in-depth, authentic book on Spanish baby names and naming traditions in the English language.A collection of over 5,000 names, variants and nicknames from Spanish-speaking regions of the world, the book includes names in Catalan, Basque, Galician, Asturian, and native names from Latin America. The origin, meaning and history of each name is included, along with an introductory essay on the history of Spanish names and naming. Pronunciation guide, glossary and bibliography.
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Judy Sierra received her Ph.D. in Folklore and Mythology from UCLA, and is the award-winning author of books for children and adults. She specializes in family traditions of naming, play and storytelling from around the world. Her 1997 "Celtic Baby Names" was noted as an outstanding name book for parents who want authentic names and meanings, and was recommended in Choice and in the American Reference Books Annual.
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Book Description Folkprint 2002-02, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: good. Bilingual. 0963608967. Bookseller Inventory # 623700