Category contains web sites concerning the study of names.
American Name Society
Promote onomastics, the study of names and naming practices, both in the United States and abroad. Seeks to find out what really is in a name, and to investigate cultural insights, settlement history, and linguistic characteristics revealed in names. Membership and publication information.
An academic journal. Among the subjects it covers, onomastic studies.
Behind the Name
The meaning and history of first names.
The International Council of Onomastic Sciences
ICOS is the international organization for the study of names (place-names, personal names, and proper names of all other kinds).
International Council of Onomastic Sciences (ICOS)
International organization of all scholars who have a special interest in the study of names. The aim of the Council is the advancement, representation and co-ordination of name research on an international level and in an interdisciplinary context.
Lexicon of Greek Personal Names
This project is part of Oxford University, under the aegis of the Board of Literae Humaniores. The purpose is to collect and publish with documentation all known ancient Greek personal names (including non-Greek names recorded in Greek, and Greek names in Latin).
Geographic and onomastic Encyclopedia of the United States and reference information. Lists proper names as surnames and placenames.
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