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.

( tithing of ) Southover

Field in the Parish of Wyke Regis

Historical Forms

  • ( tithing of ) Southover 1566 Comm

Etymology

(tithing of) Southover 1566(v. sūð, ōfer1 or ofer2, cf. the f.n. Northover inWeymouth par. supra)