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.

Cannington Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Uplyme

Historical Forms

  • Canyton 1282 BM
  • Canyngton 1333 SR 1538 MinAcct


'Can (n )a 's farm,' v. ingtun . Cf. Cannings (W), PN in -ing 69, and Cannington and Canworthy supra 399, 390.