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The Power of Names: Home

Supports the Univ 1301 section "The Power of Names"

Welcome to The Power of Names

This guide is intended for students of the Univ 1301 section "The Power of Names". However, others interested in onomastics (the study of names) may find it useful.

Selected Names Organizations

Where to Start Your Research

See the tabs above for information about books, databases, and other materials in the UTEP Library.

In the various sources, use specific keywords or subject headings to search for information on your topic. Here are a few examples. Please contact me for help if you need it.

Animals - Nomenclature

Anonyms and pseudonyms

Charles (Name) [or other specific names]

Cities and towns - United States [or other place]

Feminine names

Masculine names

Names, African American [or other group]

Names - Asia [or other place]

Names - Dictionaries

Names, Geographic [+ place]

Names in literature

Names, Indian - North America

Names, Personal [+ language or place]

Names - Planets



Plants - Nomenclature




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