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.

Mountstephen Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Halberton


Whether the family was of local origin we cannot say. The place is on a hill. The form suggests that the name was coined in England and not in France.