15,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky

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You'll find a name for your new baby in this book!  15,000+ Baby Names was designed to let you easily scan through a list girls' and boys' names to find the right name for your new baby.  This book includes:  guidelines for naming your baby;  names from a variety of racial, ethnic, and religioius backgrounds; origins, meanings and famous namesakes; and a helpful cross-referencing system to lead you to related or similar names.

You'll find a name for your new baby in this book!  15,000+ Baby Names was designed to let you scan through a list of the most contemporary girls' and boys' names in print to find the right name for your new baby.  This book includes the following features:
—Guidelines for naming your baby
—Names used by parents of a variety of racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, including African American, British, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hispanic, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Jewish, Muslim, Polish, Russian, and more
—Origins, meanings, and famous namesakes
—A helpful cross-referencing system to lead you to related or similar names

Sample Listing (including: name, origin,meaning, famous namesake, cross-referencing, and variations/nicknames):
Elizabeth (Hebrew) consecrated to God.  Bible:  the mother of John the Baptist.  See also Beth, Betsy, Betty, Elsa, Lisa, Liza.  Eliabeth, Elisa, Elisabet, Elisabeta, Elisabeth, Elisabethe, Elisabetta, Elisabette, Elise, Elisebet, Elisheba, Elisheva, Elissa, Eliz, Eliza, Elizabee, Elizabet, Elisabete, Elizaveta, Elizebeth, Ellice, Elsabeth, Elsbet, Elsbeth, Else, Elspet, Elspeth, Elspie, Elsy, Elysabeth, Elyssa, Elzbieta, Erzsébet, Helsa, Ilizzabet, Libby, Lusa, Yelisabeta
 

About Bruce Lansky

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Bruce Lansky has edited a number of poetry anthologies (including Rolling in the Aisles, Kids Pick the Funniest Poems, If Kids Ruled the School, A Bad Case of the Giggles, Miles of Smiles, and No More Homework! No More Tests!), and 3 silly songbook anthologies. Lansky created the popular GigglePoetry.com website for children and the PoetryTeachers.com website for teachers. He also created the Girls to the Rescue series, the New Fangled Fairy Tales series, and the Can You Solve the Mysteries series.
 
Published January 11, 2011 by Meadowbrook. 208 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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