English was first brought to Great Britain by Anglo-Saxons in the 5th century in the form of Old English. Since then, it has gone through stages of Middle English and Early Modern English and gradually has become the first global lingua franca, international language of communications, science, information technology, business, aviation, and others. It is currently spoken by over 1 billion people, 360 million of which being native speakers. It is one of the 6 official languages of the United Nations and is officially spoken
English Baby Names
English is spoken by over a billion people, which makes it the lingua franca of the world! The language of Shakespeare and Queen Elizabeth brings in the naming tradition of royal ancestry and universal magnificence!