English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Maldich

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • Maldich 1350 Ilch
  • Maldyche 1434 DorR

Etymology

Maldich 1350,Maldyche 1434(perhaps from malu'gravel ridge' with dīc)