The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between: (Name Meanings, Fun Facts, Word Origins, Etymology)

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About the Author

Patrick Foote is the creator of the YouTube channel Name Explain, which for over five years has covered the etymologies and origins of hundreds of different names and words. From the names of countries, people, animals, and so much more. He was born in London and lives in the South East of England. Name Explain came into being from Patrick's love of language and his curiosity into finding answers for questions that lingered in his brain. Through his work on Youtube Patrick started writing books on his beloved topic of etymology. His first title The Origin on Names, Words, and Everything in Between went on to become a number one seller across the globe. When Patrick isn't explaining names, he is usually playing video games, watching professional wrestling, building LEGO sets, or tending to his pet tortoise Bowser.


"If I could put Name Explain YouTube videos on my coffee table as a conversation starter, I would. And now with the soon-to-be published The Origins of Names, Words, and Everything in Between, I can. From the casually curious to etymology junkies (or anyone who's ever halted a conversation to search the internet for the origin of a word) this book will have something for everyone." --William C. Fox of the YouTube channel The Exploration with William C. Fox

"Patrick has made me realise that even the most mundane and ubiquitous words can have an endlessly fascinating story. His whimsical and friendly tone also makes any topic entertaining and accessible. all of a sudden I would love for Patrick to explain 'mundane, ' 'ubiquitous' and 'whimsical!'" --Betty of the YouTube channel Articulations