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 St Bridget Beckermet

Historical Forms

  • Stainbrannan c.1205 CW(OS)i
  • Stanbrenan 1291 ib


This is an inversion compound of the OIr  personal name Branán and ON  steinn.