Aptonym Bibliography


(Don't hesitate to add any items of interest.)


  • Anonymous, 1985. "Forty Years After the War, ' Kilroy Was Here. ' Louisville Times, September 23, p. A-7.
  • Bennett, Will, 1998. "Why Mr. Storm Studies Weather." London Daily Telegraph / The Gazette.
  • Cottle, Basil, 1978. The Penguin Dictionary of Surnames, Penguin Books, England.
  • Deitel, Bob, 1985. "What's in a Name? Yucks—If It Goes with Your Job," Louisville Times, August 27, p.B-1.
  • Dickson, Paul, 1996. What's in a Name?, Springfield, Massachusetts, Mirriam-Webster, Chapter 4.
  • Lucas, Tim, 1988. "Names and Jobs go Hand in Hand," The Indianapolis Star, April 25.p. A-12.
  • Murphy, William F, 1957. "A Note on the Significance of Names," The Psychoanalytic Quarterly 26:91-106.
  • Nuessel, Frank, 1992. The Study of Names, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  • Rennick, Robert. 1982. "The Alleged 'Hogg Sisters', or Simple Ground Rules for Collectors of 'Odd' Names," Names 30:193-197.
  • Richler, Howard, 1999. "What's in a name? Maybe a job," The Gazette, Montréal, May 8, Page J2.
  • Train, John, 1977. Remarkable Names of Real People or How to Name Your Baby, New York: Clarkson N.Potter.
  • Train, John, 1979. Even More Remarkable Names, New York: Clarkson N.Potter.
  • Train, John, 1985. John Train's MOST Remarkable Names, New York: Clarkson N.Potter.