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.

Pokinston

Field in the Parish of Duffield

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA
  • Pokkyston 1415 DuLaMB
  • Pokeston 1415 DuLaMB
  • Pokkestone 1482 MinAcct

Etymology

Pokinston(Pokkyston, Pokeston 1415, Pokkestone 1482, perhaps'goblin's stone',v. pūca, stān)