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.

Huckenden (Fm)

Early-attested site in the Parish of High Wycombe

Historical Forms

  • Hokendon 1316 FF
  • Huckington 1766 J
  • Oakington c.1825 O


'Hucca's hill.' There is evidence in Hucclecote (Gl) and other names for an OE  pers. name Huccel , a diminutive of such a name as Hucc (a ).