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.

dedemor

Field in the Parish of Frisby

Historical Forms

  • dedemor c.1250 Deed
  • Dedmore 1625 Terrier
  • Deadmore 1638 Terrier

Etymology

dedemor c. 1250, Dedmore 1625, Deadmore 1638 (v. dēad, mōr 1; a common name for infertile wasteland)