Publisher description for American heirloom baby names : classic names to choose with pride / Charlotte Danforth.


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Over 1,500 timeless American names for today's baby.

Appealing and timeless, the names in this book are gathered from the pages of our history books and rooted in the nation's heartland. They are the names of real-life American poets and soldiers, artists and pioneers, entrepreneurs, teachers, and athletes. Distinctive and prestigious names can give children instant, natural role models-the heroes and positive idols who have had their names before. Entries in this unique guide include:

- Classic names and descriptions of the heroic Americans who bore them
- References to writings by and about each namesake that families can enjoy together
- Historic sites related to each heirloom name suitable for family field trips
- Famous names in all ethnic groups
- The greatest names in medicine, law, statecraft, sports, business, philanthropy, exploration, invention, and more
- Print features and reviews



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Names, Personal -- United States -- Dictionaries.
United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries.