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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Wokingham, Within and Without

Historical Forms

  • Wokingeham 1146 Holtzmann 15th RSO 1219 Ch 13th FF 1227 1227–8
  • Wockngeham c.1170–80 S c.1280
  • Wokingham 1146 Sar 1241,1284 Ass
  • Woukingham 1241 ib
  • Wokkyngham 1284 ib
  • Wokyngham 1339 Pat
  • Okynham 1517 DInc
  • Okingham 1600 Camden


'The homestead of the people of *Wocc', v. -inga-, hām . This place is probably named from the same group of people as Woking Sr 156; v. Introd.

Places in the same Parish