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Science: Social_Sciences: Linguistics: Onomastics

American Name Society
Promote onomastics, the study of names and naming practices, both in the United States and abroad. Seeks to find out what really is in a name, and to investigate cultural insights, settlement history, and linguistic characteristics revealed in names. Site includes membership and publication information.

Anglo-Saxon Studies Bibliography - Onomastics
Onomastics section containing bibliographies and references sources on both Anglo-Saxon place and personal names.

Anthropological Linguistics
An academic journal. Among the subjects it covers, onomastic studies.

Behind the Name
The meaning and history of first names.

International Council of Onomastic Sciences (ICOS)
International organization of all scholars who have a special interest in the study of names. The aim of the Council is the advancement, representation and co-ordination of name research on an international level and in an interdisciplinary context.

Lexicon of Greek Personal Names
This project is part of Oxford University, under the aegis of the Board of Literae Humaniores. The purpose is to collect and publish with documentation all known ancient Greek personal names (including non-Greek names recorded in Greek, and Greek names in Latin).

Lurline H. Cultharp Collection of Onomastics - A Bibliography
Bibliography of books, articles and other onomastic resources at the University of Texas, El Paso.
Geographic and onomastic Encyclopedia of the United States and reference information. Lists proper names as surnames and placenames.


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