Welcome to my page on language and history!

Lee Hartman, <lhartman [at] siu [dot] edu>

Anthroponymy (names of people)
  • John Smith et al.:  Anomalies in the distribution of the most frequent given names and surnames in the U.S.
  • Truly Wisconsin Surnames:  Some 200 family names that are more numerous in Wisconsin than in any other state

Corpus studies


Paremiology (study of proverbs)

Phono:  Computer program for testing models
of regular historical sound change
in natural languages—
• Version D (downloadable, 2016):
• Version O (online, 2017, with Spanish model)