The origins and meanings of names attract a lot of interest and are a wonderful subject for reminiscing with clients.

The origins and meanings of names attract a lot of interest and are a wonderful subject for reminiscing with clients.

In this article we cover:

  • How to plan a meaningful 'Names & Surnames' reminiscing session
  • Well known surnames and their origins
  • Well known given names and their origins

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Kymberly 9th Feb 2017
Glad it worked Barbara. The one we do for professions seems to get everyone involved too. Archer, Baker, Chandler, Driver...hvnt been able to find an E...Fisher, Gardener, Hunter etc etc
Barbara 8th Feb 2017
Tried the alphabet to find a profession for each. It was fun. We did this on a whiteboard Residents enjoyed this activity.
Kymberly 31st Jan 2017
I've done something similar - we went through the alphabet to find a profession for each, and the next week compared notes. I also did surnames that ended in someone's 'son' - Thompson, Simpson.
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