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Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland

Registered Charity Number 1077455

This is the official website of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland (SNSBI), a society devoted to the study of names (place-names, personal names, and other names) from linguistic, historical, and sociological perspectives.

2020 events

  • 17-20 Apr: 16-19 Oct: new date for SNSBI conference in Bridgend; further information as soon as available.

2020 non-events

  • 23-28 Aug: 27th International Congress of Onomastic Sciences in Kraków has been postponed to 22-27 August 2021.

  • 02 May: Spring Day Conference and AGM of the Scottish Place-Name Society at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Isle of Skye. has been cancelled.

2020 news