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.

hanckeland

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • hanckeland eHy2 Alv c.1175 Alv

Etymology

hanckeland(sic) c.1175(13)(the first el. may well be the AScand pers.n. Anki, a short form of names in Arn -, with land)