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.

Hulland

Major Settlement in the Parish of Hulland

Historical Forms

  • Hoilant 1086 DB
  • Hoyland 1230 Ipm
  • Holand(e) 1251 Ch 1260 Kniveton 1262 WollCh 1282 Kniveton 1286 FF 1289 Kniveton 1545 AddCh
  • Holland(e) 1452 Woll 1577 DbAi 1675 Ogilby
  • Holaund 1259 FF 1269 Ass
  • Holond(e), Holont 1249 Ch 1258,Hy3 Kniveton 1285 RadCh 1287,1288 Kniveton 1387 Pat

Etymology

'Land by a hill-spur', v. hōh , land , with forms in -laund influenced by launde . The first element must have been shortened at an early date in this p.n.