English Family Name Books

Discover the history and origin of your English Family surname  history with these fun entertaining and easy to read mini books. Authored by our very own experienced journalist/historian these books describe the origins of your family name in a light hearted and informative fashion.

Presents for all the English family.
Why not buy a bundle (and get a discount) and give them out as present at birthdays, family celebrations, family reunions, retrial parties, christmas or just a random act of kindness and generosity. They make great stocking fillers at Christmas. We deliver to most places around the world.

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Cooper Family Name Book
A name now far removed from its original descriptive term for someone engaged in the making and repairing of barrels and casks, ‘Cooper’ figures prominently in the historical record.   Many gained high honours and distinction through their service to the state, while others have achieved fame through a rich variety of endeavours and pursuits ranging from the stage and music to sport and the sciences.   Born in 1901, the son of English immigrants to the United States,..
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Cox Family Name Book
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Davies Family Name Book
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Edwards Family Name Book
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Ellis Family Name Book
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Evans Family Name Book
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Fisher Family Name Book
A name first introduced to British shores in the wake of the Norman Conquest of 1066, ‘Fisher’ features prominently in the historical record.   While some gained fame as ardent Royalists during the seventeenth century English Civil War, others came to prominence through much more peaceful endeavours and pursuits.   In the world of politics, from starting work at the age of only ten in the dangerous sweat and grime of the Ayrshire coalfields, Andrew Fisher rose to ser..
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Foster Family Name Book
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Freeman Family Name Book
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Fuller Family Name Book
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Gray Family Name Book
A name almost interchangeable with its spelling variant of ‘Grey’, ‘Gray’ has been present from the earliest times. Some of the name achieved high honours and distinction, but often at great cost to themselves – notably the tragic figure of the sixteenth century Lady Jane Grey, known to posterity as “The Nine Days’ Queen.” Shot through with high romance and drama, presented here is the colourful saga of the Grays and their namesakes the Greys. Gray Family Name Mini-Book Excerpt ..
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Green Family Name Book
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Griffiths Family Name Book
Bearers of a name that stretches back through the dim mists of time to the founder of the first royal tribe of Wales, ‘Griffiths’ is a name that resonates throughout the frequently turbulent historical record.   While some gained distinction with sword in hand, others have achieved fame and acclaim through a rich and colourful range of much more peaceful endeavours and pursuits.   Born in 1792 in Carmarthenshire, David Griffiths was the intrepid Welsh Christian Missi..
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Hall Family Name Book
A name that became popularised on British shores in the aftermath of the eleventh century Norman Conquest, ‘Hall’ originally denoted someone who worked or lived in or near the household of a wealthy landowner. Subsequent bearers of the name have gone on to stamp an indelible mark on the historical record through a colourfully diverse range of endeavours and pursuits that include the sciences, music and the stage. The inspiring tale of the Halls is recounted here. ..
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Harrison Family Name Book
A name of both ancient Anglo-Saxon and Norman roots, ‘Harrison’ and its equally popular spelling variants such as ‘Harris’, has been present on British shores from the earliest times. Many bearers of the name were to be found on the battlefield, while others have found fame at an international level through a diverse and colourful range of more peaceful pursuits. Their proud and stirring tale is recounted here.   Harrison Family Name Mini-Book Excerpt   ..
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