Publication announcement: Names: A Journal of Onomastics 69, no. 4 is now available

The latest issue of Names: A Journal of Onomastics is now available online! Click here to read the latest in onomastics scholarship in volume 69, number 4 of Names. A table of contents appears below.

Volume 69 marks the first year that Names is published as an open access journal available to all via the Journal’s new home at the University of Pittsburgh. All journal content, including the content found in previous volumes, is now available for free online as downloadable PDF files.

Subscribers to the print version of the journal will receive their copies within the next few weeks.


Table of Contents


Corn Belt as an Enterprise-Naming Custom in the United States” by Michael D. Sublett

Snack Names In China: Patterns, Types, and Preferences” by Dan Zhao

How Three Different Translators of The Holy Qur’an Render Anthroponyms from Arabic into English: Expanding Vermes’s (2003) Model of Translation Strategies” by Mahmoud Afrouz

A Revised Typology of Place-Naming” by David Blair and Jan Tent

Book Reviews

The Life of Guy: Guy Fawkes, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Unlikely History of an Indispensable Word” by Dorothy Dodge Robbins

Rhetorics of Names and Naming” by Maggie Scott


2020 Award for Best Article in NAMES: A Journal of Onomastics” by I. M. Nick

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