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North American and General Surname Research (see also Native American names)
American Surnames A Dictionary of English Surnames. by P.H. Reaney (Oxford Paperback Reference)
A Dictionary of Surnames The First Three Hundred Years of the 2000 Most Common Surnames in America and Their Frequency
The New American Dictionary of Baby Names French Canadian Sources: A Guide for Genealogists
Dictionary of American Family Names: 3-Volume Set What's in a Name?
What's in a Name?--Everything You Wanted to Know Funny Thing About Names: An Entertaining Look at Naming in America
A Grammar Of American Surnames: Being An Introduction To The Study Of American Nomenclature

African Names
Finding Oprah's Roots: Finding Your Own Mississippi to Africa: A Journey of Discovery
1001 African Names: First and Last Names from the African Continent The Dobe Ju/'Hoansi (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)

Roots: The Saga of an American Family
The acclaimed novel by Alex Haley that inspired African Americans to seek their family origins.

African-American Baby Name Book
Naming Among The Xhosa Of South Africa (Studies in Onomastics) British families in South Africa: Their surnames and origins
Naming Your Child Prophetically: A Dictionary of South African Names Naming and Being: A Philosophical Investigation on Names and Objects, with Special Reference to Igbo Anthroponyms
Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope African Placenames: Origins and Meanings of the Names for Natural Features, Towns, Cities, Provences and Countries
Traditional African Names 1000+(African) rs Yorb Names
African Names : The Ancient Egyptian Keys to Unlocking Your Power and Destiny What's in a Name? Unaitwaje?: A Swahili Book of Names
Kinyarwanda and Kirundi Names: A Semiolinguistic Analysis of Bantu Onomastics (African Studies) Dictionary of African Names Vol.1: Meanings, Pronunciations and Origin

Arabic and Muslim Names
Arabic-Language Surnames: Al-Atassi, Abaza Family, Al-Azm, Quraishi, Ahmad, Al-Jabiri, Naim, Al-Atrash, Abbas, Burhan, Al Shamie, Rahman Islamic Names: An Introduction (Islamic Surveys)
Treasury of Favorite Muslim Names African Muslim Names: Images and Identities
Arabic First Names Digest of Muslim Names: Beautiful Muslim Names and Their Meaning
The Dictionary of Muslim Names Treasury of Favorite Muslim Names
Index and Concordance of Pre-Islamic Arabian Names and Inscriptions (Near & Middle East) The Complete Book of Muslim and Parsi Names

Asian Surnames
In Search of Your Asian Roots : Genealogical Research on Chinese Surnames Names by Culture: Roman Naming Conventions, Chinese Surname, Korean Name, Japanese Name, Chinese Name, Arabic Name
Japanese Names In Search of Your Asian Roots : Genealogical Research on Chinese Surnames
Vietnamese-Language Surnames: Wang, Zhang, Nguyn, List of People With Surname Nguyn, Chen, Vietnamese Name, Huang, Yang, Xie, Quach, Pan Southeast Asia: A Historical Encyclopedia, From Angkor Wat to East Timor (3 Volume Set)
Encyclopaedia of Indian Surnames Communities, Segments, Synonyms, Surnames and Titles (People of India) (v. 8)

French Surnames
An Atlas of Louisiana Surnames of French and Spanish Origin French First Names
Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland Placenames of France: Over 4,000 Towns, Villages, Natural Features, Regions and Departments

German Surnames
Dictionary of German Names German-American Names 2nd Edition
George F. Jones
Where to Look for Hard-to-Find German-Speaking Ancestors in Eastern Europe
Bruce Brandt, Edward Reimer Brandt
A Dictionary Of German-Jewish Surnames
Swiss-German Surnames: Zwingli, Yoder, Bachmann, Geiger, Merian, Heffelfinger, Wyss, Marolf, Zellweger, Giger, Hberli, Abderhalden, Wlfflin Alemannic German Surnames: Swiss-German Surnames, Zwingli, Yoder, Bachmann, Geiger, Merian, Heffelfinger, Wyss, Marolf, Zellweger, Giger
Surnames of German Origin: Alemannic German Surnames, Swiss-German Surnames, Zwingli, Yoder, Bachmann, Geiger, Merian, Heffelfinger, Wyss Where to Look for Hard-to-Find German-Speaking Ancestors in Eastern Europe Index to 19,720 Surnames in 13 Books, with Historical Background on Each Settlement 2nd Edition
A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants in Pennsylvania From 1727-1776: With a Statement ... Necessary Historical and Other Notes (1898) Person Und Name (Reallexikon Der Germanischen Altertumskunde T Erganzungsband, 25) (German Edition)

Hispanic Surnames(includes Spain and Latin America)
Spanish First And Last Names: 1400 - Present Hispanic Surnames and Family History
Finding Your Mexican Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide (Finding Your Ancestors) Spanish Baby Names: Traditional and Modern First Names of Spain and the Americas
Spanish Surnames in the Southwestern United States: A Dictionary (A reference publication in Latin American studies) Spanish First Names (Hippocrene First Names)

Irish and Scottish Surnames (see also United Kingdom)
Mac, Mc & 'O' names in Ireland, Scotland and America, with locations Tartan for Me!: Suggested Tartans for Scottish, Scotch-irish, Irish, and North American Surnames With List of Clan, Family and District Tartans
Irish Names and Surnames Irish Names and Surnames Sloinnte Gaelheal Is Gall
Irish Family Names Map (Collins British Isles and Ireland Maps) O'Baby: The Irish Baby Name Book
The Book of Irish Names: First, Family and Place Names Master Book of Irish Placenames: Master Atlas and Book of Irish Placenames
Heirlooms of Ireland: An Esay Reference to Some Irish Surnames & Their Origins The Book of Scots-Irish Family Names
Genealogists Master Guide to the Various Spellings of Irish Names: Including Old Irish, English, Scots, Welsh, and Huguenot and Other Settler Names in Ireland Families of County Cork, Ireland (Book of Irish Families, Great and Small Volume 4)
The Book of Irish Families, Great & Small (Third Edition, Expanded) Celtic Names For Children:Over 2,000 Names from
The Surnames of Ireland Ireland Census of 1659 surnames and locations
Irish Families: Their Names, Arms, and Origins (Genealogy, family history) The All New Surnames of Ireland

Italian Surnames
Our Italian Surnames Latin-Language Surnames: List of Roman Cognomina, Sylvester, Agricola, Jacobi, Fabricius, Camerarius
Italian Americans (Coming to America) Italic-Language Surnames: Catalan-Language Surnames, French-Language Surnames, Italian-Language Surnames, Latin-Language Surnames
Italian-language surnames: Abati, Franco, Italian name, Bossi, Caetani, Pasquale, Rossi, Pascal, Costa, Mori, Luce, Casanova, Marano, Esposito Finding Your Italian Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide (Finding Your Ancestors)

Native American Names
Tracks of Dancing Light: A Native American Approach to Understanding Your Name (Earth Quest) Navajo Places: History, Legend, Landscape
Mesoamerican Writing Systems: Propaganda, Myth, and History in Four Ancient Civilizations Indian Place Names: Their Origin, Evolution, and Meanings, Collected in Kansas from the Siouan, Algonquian, Shoshonean, Caddoan, Iroquoian, and Other
Indians and Other Misnomers: A Cross-Reference Dictionary of the People, Persons, and Places of Native North America Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache
Indian Names in Michigan Encyclopedia of Native Tribes of North America
Tracing Ancestors Among the Five Civilized Tribes The Indian Industrial School : Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1879-1918 (Heritage Series)

United Kingdom Surnames - including England, Scotland, Wales (see also Irish Surnames)
Surnames of the United Kingdom: a concise etymological dictionary A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances
The Scottish Nation: Or. the Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and Biographical History of the People of Scotland, Volume 1 The Scottish Nation: Or the Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and Biographical History of the People of Scotland, Volume 2
The Scottish Nation: Or the Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and Biographical History of the People of Scotland, Volume 2 The Scottish Nation: Or, the Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and Biographical History of the People of Scotland, Volume 3
British Family Names: Their Origin and Meaning with Lists of Scandinavian, Frisian, Anglo-Saxon, and Norman Names Scottish Surnames (Collins Pocket Reference)
The Surnames of Wales for Family Historians and Others Origin of English Surnames
A History of British Surnames (Approaches to Local History) Scottish Clan and Family Names: Their Arms, Origins and Tartans

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