English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Duckmanton

Major Settlement in the Parish of Sutton cum Duckmanton

Historical Forms

  • (æt) Ducemannestune c.1002 ASWills c.1100
  • Dochemanestun 1086 DB
  • Duchemanetun c.1160 BMFac
  • Duk(e)mantun(e), Ducman(e)tun(e), Duck(e)mantun(e), Duck(e)manton(e) Hy2 WollCh 1185 Templars 1194 P 1199 ChR c.1200 WollCh
  • Duck(e)manton(e) alias Dugmanton 1585 FF
  • Duck(e)monton(e) c.1258 RegAnt 1321 Halliii
  • Dok(e)mantun, Dok(e)manton(e) Hy3 DbCh 13th Halliii 1304 Pat 1341 WollCh
  • Dok(e)monton(e) 1310 HarlCh 1326 ShefMD 1334 WollCh 1377 Woll
  • Dugmenton' Hy3 Darley
  • Dugminton' 1291 Tax
  • Dugmanton' 1345 Cor 1346,1380,1451 WollCh Eliz Rental
  • Dogmanton 1299 Welbeck 1330 Ass 1390 DbCh 1392 Pat

Etymology

'Ducemann's farm', v. tūn . The unrecorded OE  pers.n. Ducemann may be a byname 'man who keeps ducks' (v. dūce , mann ) or 'Duc(c)a's man' from an unrecorded OE  pers.n. Ducc (a ) which occurs in Duxford (PN C 92–3), formed in the same way as Dudeman from Dudd (a ).

Places in the same Parish

Field