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 Cuddington

Historical Forms

  • Cudintuna 1176 BM
  • Cudinton 1186 P c.1218 WellsL 1247 Ass 1297 Pat
  • Cudington c.1218 WellsL
  • Codington 1231 RegRoff 1536 LS
  • Cudyngton 1295 Ch
  • Codintone 1302 FA
  • Codyngton 1339,1377 Pat 1396,1398 IpmR 1485 Ipm 1535 VE 1539 LP


'Cuda's farm' v. ingtun .

It is hardly possible to recover the original form of the pers. name present here. According to the medieval spellings it may have been any of the pers. names Cudda , Cuddi , or Cuda (the last marked long by Sweet).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site