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.

Snab Murris (EndA)

Early-attested site in the Parish of Dean

Historical Forms

  • Snabmorris 1684 Cocker
  • Snob Murris 1809 EnclA


An inversion compound consisting apparently of snabbi, and the personal name Maurice , found also in the nearby Moresby infra 421.