Early-attested site in the Parish of West Putford
- Thevedryngh 1281 Ass
- Thevethryng 1330 SR
The early forms suggest a place-name of the derisive nickname type, derived from OE þēofa þring , 'crowd of thieves.' For further parallels v. Thuborough infra 168. The curious corruption in modern times is difficult of explanation.