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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.

Gig Ho

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • c.1832 Yarb eHy2 Alv

Etymology

Gig Ho c.1832(perhaps a building for a light two-wheeled one-horsecarriage, v. NED s.v. gig sb, 1, where it is first recorded in 1791)