The following books have been
consulted to confirm meanings, etymology,
to point to
recorded instances of the actual usage of the names listed on the New
Pages on this site. Most are
public domain books and have been generously quoted from.
Review, The, vol. 4, edited by Charles Augustus Briggs, et
and Presentation, by Sherry J. Mou, 1999.
Traditional History, Volume 2, by James Francis Katherinus
and Precedents of Moohummudan Law, by W. H. Macnaghten,
of Hexham, The, by James Raine, 1863.
of the American Philosophical Society held at Philadelphia for
Promoting Useful Knowledge, vol. 37, by American
Philosophical Society, 1898.
of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, edited by The Honorary
Secretaries, Jan-Dec, 1872.
of the Canadian Institute, by vols. 1-2, 1884.
of the Philological Society, vol. 2, Great Britain, 1846.
of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, vol. 19,
"Dr. R. W. Felkin on the Wanyoro Tribe,"
of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol. 26, 1892.
of the Society of Biblical Archaeology, by
Society of Biblical Archaeology, vol. 4, 1879; Nov. 1882 to
June 1883; vol. 7, Nov.
1884 to Jun. 1885; vol. 10, part 2,
1888; vols. 11-20, 1888-98; vol. 21, 1899.
by the University Association, vol. 2, Issues 1-6, 1896.
of the Admiral, The: and Other Sea Comedies, by Morley
of 10,000 Proper Names, The, by Mary Stuart Mackey,
Maryette Goodwin Mackey, 1922.
of Saint Oran & Other Poems, by Mathilde Blind, 1881.
Names of the Bible, The: their orthography, pronunciation, and
signification, by John Farrar, 1866.
Edda, The, by Snorri Sturluson, translated by Arthur
Gilchrist Brodeur, 1916.
basques recueillis par Arnauld Oihénart, suivis Des Poésies
Basques, by Arnauld
d' Oihénart, 1847.
Psychology of Dreams,
The, by William Sebastian Walsh, 1920.
Education in the United States, by Ellwood Patterson
Opinion, comprehensive summary of the press throughout the
world on all important current topics, vol. 21, Jul-1896�Dec-1896;
vol. 39, Jul-Dec, 1905.
Issue 8, Volume 2, by English Historical Society, 1841.
Publications, by Yorkshire Archaeological Society, 1908.
of the Babylonian Section, by Univ. of Penn., vol. 8,
of the Modern Language Association of America, edited by A. Marshall Elliott,
vol. 6, 1891; vol. 18, 1903.
of the Yorkshire Parish Register Society, The, vol. 33,
The, by R. R. Bowker Company, vol. 43, 1893; vol. 66, pt. 2,
Magazine, vol. 11, 1846.
Law Reporter, The, edited by Dharm Das Suri, vol. 1, 1900.
Libraries, by vol. 13, 1908.
The Philosophical Writings of Solomon Ben Yehudah Ibn Gebirol,
or, Avicebron, etc., translated from the Zohar by Isaac
or, The Customs of the Moosulmans of India, by Ja'far
Quakerism; or, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, by Thomas Hardy,
Statement for 1905, by Palestine Exploration Fund.
Statement for 1906, by Palestine Exploration Fund.
Before the Conquest, The, in two volumes, by Mrs. Matthew
Hall, vol. 1, 1854.
Court Manuscript, with Other Ancient Bohemian Poems, &c.,
translated from the original Slavonic into English verse, by
A. H. Wratislaw, 1852.
of Egypt, The, by Janet R. Buttles, 1908.
Things About Persia, by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen,
osterreichischen Geschichte, Otto Frass, 1956.
Quest of the Holy Grail, The,
by Ferris Greenslet, 1902.
Qur'an, The, in vol. 7 of Sacred Books of the East, translated by various
Oriental scholars, edited by Max Muller, 1900.
Rabbinic Instruction in Sasanian Babylonia, by David M.
Jugoslavenske Akademije Znanosti i Umjetnosti (The Works of
the Yugoslav Academy of Arts and Science), 1884.
Rafnaland: the Strange Story of John Heath
Howard, by William Huntington Wilson, 1900.
Gazette, vol. 41, 1906.
The: or, History of Kooch Behar,
by Yadunatha Ghosha, 1874.
by vol. 1, 1879.
Waldo Emerson: His Life, Genius, and Writings,
by Alexander Ireland, 2006.
by William Morrison Bell, 1883.
of a Naturalist on the Coasts of France, Spain, and Sicily,
by Armand de Quatrefages de Bréau, vol. 2, 1857.
or, Garden of Purity, containing The Life of Muhammad
the Apostle of Allah, by Muhammad bin Khavendshah bin
Mahmud, commonly called Mirkhond, translated from the original
Persian by E. Rehatsek, edited by F.F. Arbuthnot, printed and
published under the patronage of the Royal Asiatic Society,
Oriental Translation Fund, 1893.
Handbook of Famous name in Fiction, Allusions, References, Proverbs, Plots and Stories,
and Poems, by
Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, 1888; vol. 2, 1899; 1910.
by Elinor Glyn, 1911.
Reclaim Your Heritage, by
About the Life of the First Ukrainian Settlers in Canada, by William A.
Czumer, Vasyl A. Chumer, 1981.
Records of New Amsterdam from 1653 to 1674 Anno Domini,
edited by Berthold Fernow, 1897.
Records of the American
Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia,
by American Catholic Historical
Society of Philadelphia, 1916.
Records of the
Reformed Dutch Church of New Paltz, N.Y., 1896.
of the Rabelais Club, 1882-1885, printed for the members.
Science: a Record and Remembrancer of Intellectual Observation,
vol. 2, 1861.
Red Dragon, The, edited by Charles Wilkins, et al., 1883.
Redemption of Africa, The, by Frederic Perry Noble, 1899.
The, by Wsevolod W. Isajiw, et al.,
Island, by Iceland,
Region of the Eternal
Fire, The, by Charles Marvin, 1891.
Register in Alphabetical Order, of the Early
Settlers of Kings County, Long
Island, N.Y., by Teunis G. Bergen, 1881.
of William Rufus and the Accession of Henry the First,
vol. 2, by Edward Augustus Freeman, 1882.
Reisen und Entdeckungen
in Nord- und Central-Afrika in den Jahren 1849
bis 1855, by Heinrich Barth, 1858.
Relations of Milton Snavely Hershey,
Lawrence Berger-Knorr, 2005.
of Literature, by Reuben Percy, 1823.
of Babylonia and Assyria, The, by Morris Jastrow, 1898.
of Babylonia and Assyria, The, by Theophilus Goldridge
of Islam, The, by F. A. Klein, 1906.
Ancient Egypt and Babylonia, by Archibald Henry Sayce,
of India, The, by Edward Washburn Hopkins, 1895.
Religions of Mankind,
by Edmund Davison Soper, 1921.
Religions of Modern Syria and Palestine, by Frederick Jones
of the Ancient World, The, by George Rawlinson, 1885.
by George Aaron Barton, 1919.
Reliquary, The, quarterly archaeological journal and review, edited by
Llewellynn Jewitt, vol. 9, 1868-9.
Philologicae, by Herbert Dukinfield Darbishire, edited by
R. S. Conway, 1895.
Concerning Britaine, by William Camden Esquire, Clarenceux,
King of Armes, Surnamed the Learned, 1637.
Remaines of a greater worke,
by William Camden, 1870.
by William Camden, John Philipot, Thomas Moule, Mark Antony Lower, 1870.
of Arabic in the Spanish and Portuguese Languages,
by Stephen Weston, 1810.
and Collections, by Thomas
Hearne, vol. 3, 1889.
on the Subject of Language, by Matthew Stewart, 1850.
Karelia: A Family's Story of Displacement
during & after the Finnish Wars,
by Karen Armstrong, 2004.
of Carl Schurz, The, 1907.
of Nussooh, The, translated from the Original Hindustani,
by M. Kempson, 1884.
and Catalogue of Anatolia College and Girls' Boarding School, by
Anatolia College, 1901.
and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the
Advancement of Science, Literature and Art, vol. 2, 1867; vol. 30, 1898.
Report of the
Commission Appointed by the Government of Palestine to Inquire Into
of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, by the Commissioners, 1921.
of the Island of Guam, by Joseph Wheeler,
U.S. Adjutant-General's Office,
Military Information Division, 1900.
Report of the
President of Harvard College and Reports of Departments, by
Harvard University, 1914.
Report of Tours
in the Central Doab an Doab an Gorakhpur in
1874-75 and 1875-76,
by A.C.L. Carlleyle, Alexander Cunningham, 1879.
Report on Inspection of
United States Consulates in the Orient,
Dept. of State, Hon. Herbert H. D. Peirce, 3rd Assistant Secretary of State, 1906.
Reports of Cases Heard
Determined in the Appellate Division of the
Supreme Court of the State of New
York, Volume 169, 1916.
of the Missionary and Benevolent Boards and..., One Hundred
and Eleventh Annual Report of the Board of Home Missions of
the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America,
presented to the General Assembly, at Atlanta, Georgia, May
on the Estate of Sir Andrew Chadwick, by Edmund Chadwick,
Chairman, and James Boardman, Secretary and Treasurer of the
Chadwick Association, 1881.
The, by Raymond Lee Ditmars, 1907.
into the Origin of the Primitive Constellations of the Greeks,
Phoenicians, and Babylonians, by Robert Brown, vol. 1,
Restored New Testament,
The, by James Morgan Pryse, 1914.
What is Art? The Christian Teaching, by Leo Tolstoy, vol.
of Reviews, a Sixpenny Monthly, vol. 2, July, 1890.
Review of Reviews and World's Work, edited by Albert Shaw,
the New York Musical Season 1885-1886 [-1888-1890], by H.
Revista de Madrid, Oficina de Don Tomas Jordan, 1839.
Revolution in Orange, by Anders Åslund,
Michael McFaul, 2006.
Archéologique, vol. 2008, Issue 2, 1857.
Bénédictine, by Abbaye de Maredsous, 1905.
de linguistique et de philologie comparée, recueil
trimestriel, publie par Julien Vinson, 1902.
historique ardennaise, edited by Paul Laurent, vol. 3,
Revue morbihannaise, by
Max Nicol, et al., 1907.
- and After, by Sharrad H. Gilbert, 1901.
of Universal Literature, The, edited by John Clark Ridpath, 1898.
Right and Duty,
Frederick Arnold Kuenzli, 1916.
The, by Martin Gilbert, 2004.
and Progress of the English Commonwealth, pt. 2, by Sir
Francis Palgrave, 1832.
Rise of the Macedonian Empire, by Arthur Mapletoft
Rise of the
Russian Empire, The, by Saki, 1900.
Rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika, by Dura
to En-Dor, The, by E. H. Jones, 1920.
Romance of Emaré,
The, by Emaré, a dissertation
by Edith Rickert, 1907.
Romance of Missions:
Or, Inside Views of Life and Labor, in the Land of Ararat, by
Maria A. West, 1875.
Romance of Missions in Nigeria,
The, by Samuel George Pinnock, 1917.
The, by Ernest Weekley, 1914.
Tristan and Iseult,
The, drawn from the best French Sources and Re-told by J.
Bedier, translated into English by
H. Belloc, editions, 1907, 1917.
Review, The: a quarterly journal, edited by Alred Todd,
and Raymond Weeks, vol. 3, 1912; vols. 10-11, 1919.
Forschungen, edited by Karl Vollmöller, 1904.
School Dictionary: English and Urdu, 1867.
Fiction: Select Tales from the German of De la Motte Fouqué
and Others, 1843.
Review, The, edited by Henry Alfred Todd, Raymond Weeks,
vol. 3, 1912.
and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, edited by Horace
Howard Furness, 1913.
George Eliot, 1887.
the Princess, and Other Tales, by Anna Bonus Kingsford,
the Year with the Stars, by Garrett Putman Serviss, 1910.
Dictionary, French and English, and English and French, The,
by A. Boyer, 1764.
Naval Biography; or, Memoirs of the Services of All the
Flag-Officers, Superannuated Rear-Admirals, Retired-Captains,
Post-Captains, and Commanders, by John Marshall, vol. 1,
Phraseological English-French, French-English Dictionary, by
John Charles Tarver, 1879.
Tribes of Wales, The, by Philip Yorke, 1887.
of Omar Khayyam, the Astronomer-Poet of Persia, rendered
into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald, 1921.
of the Arabic-Vulgar of Morocco, by Jose Lerchundi, 1900.
Races of Prehistoric Times in India, South-western Asia, and
Southern Europe, The, by J. F. Hewitt, vol. 1, 1894.
by Udo Waldemar Dieterich, 1844.
Runes, by Ralph Warren Victor Elliott,
Running with the Legends, by Michael
Repository, The, vols. 10-11, 1834.
or, a Compleat Historical Account of all the Nations which
Compose that Empire,
by Johann Gottlieb Georgi, 1780.
Russia and the Russians,
by Edmund Noble, 1900.
Folk-Tales, by W. R. S. Ralston, 1873.
Lyrics: Songs of Cossack, Lover, Patriot and Peasant, done
into English verse by Martha Gilbert Dickinson Bianchi, 1916.
Russian Popular Tales, by
Anton Dietrich, Jacob Grimm, 1857.
Russian Review, The, Volumes 3-4, by William Henry Chamberlin, 1917.
by Anton Pavlovich Chkhov, 1915.
Sociology, by Julius Friedrich Hecker, 1915.
Travellers in Mongolia and China, by P. Piassetsky, vol.
in Central Asia, The, by Friedrich von Hellwald, 1874.
a Novel, by Lady Wood, 1868.
and Legendary Art, by Mrs. Jameson, 1898.
Books and Early Literature of the East, The, by Charles
Francis Horne, 1917.
Poetry, by James Edmeston, 1848.
Safn til sögu
Íslands og íslenzkra bókmenta að fornu og nýju, by Hið Íslenzka
of the Viking Club, by Viking Society for Northern
Research, vol. 3, 1902; vols. 4-5, 1905; vols. 5-6, 1907.
Saga of King Olaf Tryggwason who Reigned over Norway A.D. 995
to A.D. 1000, translated by J. Sephton, 1895.
Time, by J. Fulford Vicary, 1887.
Berin, the Apostle of Wessex,
by John Edward Field, 1902.
et le Chateau de Fontaines-les-Dijon, by L'Abbe Chomton,
vol. 2, 1894.
by Kalidasa, 1876.
Sala's Gift: My Mother's Holocaust Story, by Ann
by P. A. Munch, vol. 4, 1876.
Catholicum, or, Book of Saints,
by Robert Owen, 1880.
San Isidro, by Mrs. Schuyler
the Wife of Rembrandt, by Charles Knowles Bolton, 1893.
translated by Julius Eggeling, 1900.
of Juvenal, The, literally translated into English prose
from the texts of Rupertus and the Tauchnitz edition, with
numerous grammatical and exegetical notes, a sketch of the
authors life, and a complete index of proper names, 1841.
in England, The: a History of the English Commonwealth till
the Period of The Norman Conquest, by John Mitchell Kemble,
vol. 1, 1876.
The, by F. B. Westwood, as
appears in The Bookman, 1905.
magazine, edited by F. H. B. McDowell, 1885.
Folk-lore, selected and translated by William A. Craigie,
History, by Elise C. Otté, 1894.
Influence on Southern Lowland Scotch, by George Tobias
Load-words in Middle English, by Erik Björkman, 1902.
Mythology: the Religion of Our Forefathers, by Rasmus Björn
on the Pacific, Puget Sound, by Thomas Ostenson Stine,
Nation and Jewish Christian Magazine, The, edited by Carl
and Incidents of Every-day Life in Africa, by Harriette G. Brittan, 1860.
History of England, The, by Sir James H. Ramsay, vol. 1,
Science of Language,
Max Müller, 1891.
The: or, The Scot in North Britain, North Ireland, and North
America, by Charles A. Hanna, vol. 1, 1902.
Alliterative Poems in Riming Stanzas, edited with
introduction, appendix, notes, and glossary by F. J. Amours,
The, vol. 1, by Company of Scottish History, 1904.
Land-names: their origin and meaning,
by Herbert Maxwell, 1894.
by William Anderson, 1877.
Notes and Queries, edited by John Bulloch, vol. 3, Jul.
historica Islandorum de rebus gestis veterum Borealium,
Latine Reddita, et Apparatu Critico Instructa, Curante
Societate Regia Antiquariorum Septemtrionalium, 1846.
Sea-side Lesson Book, The, by Henry Gardiner Adams, 1856.
History of the Court and Government of Russia Under the
Emperors Alexander and Nicholas, by J. H. Schnitzler, vol.
Secret Societies of the Middle Ages, by Thomas Keightley, 1837.
Secret Toronto, by Scott
and English Phrases, with short introduction to grammar,
and a vocabulary, by A. J. Wookey, 1904.
Dictionary: Secwana-English and English-Secwana, compiled
by John Brown, 1895.
Circulating Library, The, printed and published by Adam
Waldie, Pt. II, vol. 12, 1838.
Essays on Language, Mythology and Religion,
by Friedrich Max Müller, 1881.
by Daniel Jones, Beverley Collins,
M. Mees, 2002.
Selected Stories: Including
La Belle-Nivernaise, by Alphonse Daudet, Thomas Atkinson Jenkins, 1901.
from Early German Literature, Collitz, 1910.
from Sir Thomas Malory's Le morte Darthur, edited with
introduction, notes, and glossary by Doublas W. Swiggett,
from the Old Testament, edited by Louise Seymour Houghton,
from the Writings of Walter Savage Landor, by Walter
Savage Landor, 1920.
und Indogermanisch, by Hermann Möller,
Handbook: a short introduction to the Senga dialect as spoken
on the lower Luangwa, North-eastern Rhodesia, by A. C.
Popular Poetry, by John Bowring, 1827.
and Sport on the Tropical Nile, by Clement Arthur Sykes,
and English-Se-Suto Vocabulary (Mantsue a se-Sotho le
se-English le Hlaloso ea 'Ona), by A. Mabille, with an
elementary sketch of the Se-Suto Grammar, by E. Jacottet,
Maids of Far Cathay (Being English Notes from a Chinese Class Book),
by Mary Forman, 1916.
Years in the Yoruba Country: memorials of Anna Hinderer,
gathered from her journals and letters, with an introduction
by Richard B. Hone, 1873.
of the Balkans, The, by Emile Joseph Dillon, 1904.
of the Sword, by Robert Williams Buchanan, 1908.
Industry, by Charlotte Carmichael Stopes, 1916.
This Nation Die?, by Joseph Naayem, 1921.
Shepstone: the Role of the Family in the History of South
by Ruth E. Gordon, 1968.
People, their Language and Folklore, The, by Diedrich
Folk-lore, edited by C. S. Burne, from the collections of
G. F. Jackson, 1886.
Siege of Kumassi,
The, by Mary Alice Young Hodgson, 1901.
of Names, by Leopold Wagner, 1893.
by Stewart Edward White, 1918.
Scottish Rhymes, by William Finlayson, 1815.
The Washer of the Ford, and Other Legendary Moralities, by
Fiona Macleod (William Sharp), 1910.
Berthold Laufer, 1919.
Gawain and the Lady of Lys, translated for the first time
from Wauchier de Denain's section of the Conte del Graal, by
Jessie L. Weston, 1907.
Marrok: a tale of the days of King Arthur, by Allen
Perceval of Galles: a study of the sources of the legend, by
Reginald Harvey Griffith, 1911.
Thomas Malory's "Le morte d'Arthur," und die
Englische Arthurdichtung, by Meier Schüler, 1900.
Months in Persia, by Edward Stack, vol. 1, 1882.
Old English Chronicles: Ethelwerd, Asser's Life of Alfred,
Geoffrey of Monmouth, Gildas, Nennius, and Richard of
Cirencester, two being translated from monkish Latin
originals by J. A. Giles, 1872.
Folk-tales from exclusively Slavonic sources, translated,
with brief introductions and notes by A. H. Wratislaw, 1889.
of South African Bird-life, by Alwin Haagner, 1914.
Skrifter, by Norway, 1860.
Province, The, by Leslie A. Davis, Susan Blair, 1989.
Who Abolished Slavery: Blacks in Rebellion, by Richard
Slavonic Fairy Tales, by John Theophilus Naaké, 1874.
Literature, by W. R. Morfill, 1883.
narodne pesmi, by Dr. Karel Štrekelj, 1907.
Staroċeský, by Jan Gebauer, 1903.
Polskich, by Jan Karłowicz,
Set, The: a magazine of cleverness, vol. 19, 1906.
and Religious Life in the Orient, by Krikor Hagop
Legislation of the Primitive Semites, The, by Henry
Social Psychology, by
Edward Alsworth Ross, 1908.
and Rustem: the epic theme of a combat between father and son, by
Murray Anthony Potter, 1902.
Zeitschrift für das Gymnasial-wesen, herausgegeben
von H. Kern und H. J. Müller, 1885.
Aspects of Rabbinic Theology, by Solomon Schechter, 1909.
Forerunners of St. Francis of Assisi, by Ellen Scott
Prominent Virginia Families, by Louise Pecquet du Bellet,
vol. 4, 1907.
Some Remarks Upon the Ecclesiastical History of the Ancient Churches of
Piedmont, by Pierre Allix, 1821.
of Solomon, with introduction and notes by Andrew Harper,
Ukraina: with Ruthenian Poems, by Florence Randal Livesay, 1916.
of Russia, The, edited by Winifred Stephens, 1916.
The, vol. 23, containing all the decisions of the
Supreme Courts of
Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Mississippi, by West Publishing
The, by A. E. Miller, 1831.
by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter, 1876.
Vol. 174, by West
Publishing Company, 1915.
Literature, edited by Savva Dangulov, et al., Issues 1-4,
Russia Pictorial, edited by Jacob Wittmer Hartmann, vols.
Masters: an Introduction to African Religion,
by Molefi K. Asante, 2009.
Introduction to the Study of the Old Testament, by Francis
Ernest Gigot, 1906.
of Early English Metrical Romances, in 3 volumes, by
George Ellis, vol. 1, 1805.
Speculum, Volume 18, by
Edward Kennard Rand, 1943.
Encyclopedia, The, by A. C. Hamilton, 1997.
Faerie Queene, with a glossary and notes by John Upton,
vol. 2, 1758.
by Sir Jivanji Jamshedji Modi, Eugen Wilhelm, 1908.
and Surenne's French and English Pronouncing Dictionary,
by Alexander Spiers, George Payn Quackenbos, 1852.
Arabic of Egypt, by John Selden Willmore, 1905.
West Armenian, by Gordon H. Fairbanks, 1958.
Freshets: and Other Stories, by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev,
Cemetery, Its History and Improvements, by Spring Grove Cemetery
James's Magazine, Vol. 12, published by W. Kent & Co.,
Paternoster Row, 1865.
Luke in Giryama and Swahili: the Latter in the Central Dialect
as Spoken at Mombasa, by the British and Foreign Bible
Nicholas, an illustrated magazine for young folks, vol. 3,
1876; vol. 8, 1881; vol.
24, 1897; vol.
43, 1916; vol. 47, 1920.
by Leonard Newmark, et al., 1982.
American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography,
Geography, Statistics, and General Knowledge, with
thousands of engravings, colored maps and charts, prepared
under the supervision of John Clark Ridpath, vol. 7, 1899.
Standard Dictionary of Facts, The, edited by Henry Woldmar Ruoff, 1916,
Standard Illustrated Book of Facts,
The, edited by Harry Thurston Peck, 1912.
The, by Charles Annesley, with a prelude by James Huneker,
Stanford Dictionary of
Anglicized Words and Phrases, The, by Charles
Augustus M. Fennell, John Frederick Stanford, 1892.
of the West, vols. 11-12, by Bahai Temple Unity, 1920.
Stargazing, by Peter
Star-Names and Their Meanings, by Richard Hinckley Allen, 1899.
Latinitatis; or, An Etymological Latin Dictionary, by
Nicholas Salmon, 1796.
Viewed by the Light of Ancient History and Modern Observation,
by Rev. L. Gidley, 1877.
do Mogor: or, Mogul India, 1653-1708, by Niccolao Manucci,
vol. 2, 1907; vol. 4, 1908.
& Fairy Tales, by Hans Christian Andersen, translated
by H. Oskar Sommer, 1897.
from Thousand and One Nights, by Edward William Lane,
Stanley Lane-Poole, 1909.