The Plain People recognize certain names as labels of place and background, subconsciously realizing what the various names around them indicate about the people who bear them. This book lists “Anabaptist names” and categorizes them by various groups of plain people. It also contains a list of plain last names, giving information about their origins. It also gives a glimpse into naming practices across various groups and the frequency of various first names. A brief introduction to the history and characteristics of each major Anabaptist group is included. A valuable resource.