Early-attested site in the Parish of East and West Dawlish
- Duckalre 1277 Ass
- Dok(e)alre 1333 SR 1422 Rental
'Duck alder.' For other examples in the county of an animal name compounded with alder , cf. Bulealler, Hawkealter, Houndaller infra 562, 557, 548 and cf. also Foxearle (PN Sx 477).