Early-attested site in the Parish of Pulloxhill
- Kechyng, Kechinge 13th Dunst E1 BM
- Kechingges 1286 Dunst
- Kechyngg 1313 BM 1331 QW
- Kechenham 1242 BM
The only parallel to this difficult name which has been noted is Kitchingham (Sx) with a form Kechenham in 1242 BM. Professor Zachrisson suggests the possibility of an OE *Cyccingas containing the pers. name *Cuca found in Cucan healas (BCS 936), with e for i owing to the influence of the palatal ch .