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The Origin and Signification of Scottish Surnames, with a vocabulary of Christian names

Author: Clifford Stanley Sims

Very light foxing on inside of covers and end of textblock. Dustjacket has yellowing with age and wear along top edge. Minor wrinkling and small tear at top of back of DJ.


This classic arrangement of the most common Scottish surnames mentions the name of the family founder, when available, and coat-of-arms, when held, for each surname. Sims' surname derivations are based on localities, baptismal names, trades, offices, professions, and so on.

The Origin and Signification of Scottish Surnames (1st Ed, Hardback 1969) - Sims