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or onomatology is the study of names.
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This page is dedicated to my mother who wrote "Place Names of Flatbush" and got me interested in onomastics.  When I first started teaching I decided to do some research on the name of my school Berriman Junior High School.  I could not find any other reason for the naming of my school except that it was located on Berriman Street.  I then turned my research on to how Berriman Street got its name.  This whole process led me to write a socio-economic and historical curriculum for the school neighborhood.  This began

My Writing Career

 

Place Named

Behind the Name: the Etymology and History of First Names

20,000+ Names from Around the World--baby names, pet, pets, sim, story character, meaning, origin, etymology, etymologies, meanings, origins

Baby Name Wizard - Popularity of Names through the years

Surname Origin & Last Name Meanings. Free Family Name Dictionary with Family History & Genealogy Resources by Ancestor Search

My mother was an active member and enjoyed attending and presenting at the

American Name Society