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 West Wycombe


'The tithing of Bokar ...is mentioned in the early 13th cent.' (VCH). No suggestion can be offered as to the etymology of this name, unless it be from OE  bōc -ora . v. boc , ora .