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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Leagrave

Historical Forms

  • Leveseye 1291 Tax
  • Leveslhey 1535 VE
  • Levssey 1549 Pat


OE  Lēofes -ēg , 'Leof's island,' the site being a well-watered one.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement