Early-attested site in the Parish of Werrington
- Yambrigge t.Hy3 Harl
- Yombrigge 1308 Exon
- Ialmebryge 1518–29 ECP5,276
Professor Ekwall suggests that this is from OE ēa -hamm-brycg , 'bridge by the river meadow.' The l in the 16th cent. and modern forms offers difficulties, but it may be noted that it seems never to have been pronounced and may be inorganic.