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.

Aikbank

Early-attested site in the Parish of Beetham

Historical Forms

  • Ayk(e)bank 1292 Ass3d 1350 Ipm
  • Akebank 1639,1713 Bthm
  • Aickbanke 1639 FF
  • Aykebancke 1640 Kendi,249
  • Ekebanke 1696 PR(Md)
  • Oak Bank 1777 M 1865 OS

Etymology

Aikbank, Ayk (e )bank 1292Ass 3d, 1350 Ipm, Akebank 1639, 1713 Bthm, Aickbanke 1639FF , Aykebancke 1640 Kend i, 249, Ekebanke 1696 PR(Md), Oak Bank 1777 M, 1865 OS. 'Oak-tree bank', v. eik , āc , banke .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name