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.

Overlake

Field in the Parish of East Holme

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA

Etymology

Overlake('stream near a bank orslope', v. ōfer1, ofer2, lacu, or'higher stream', v. uferra)