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.

Nacher

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • 1771 Terrier
  • Natue furlong 1694 Terrier l.17 Terrier
  • Natue forlong 1745 Terrier
  • Nateyue 1708 Terrier
  • Nate-you 1724 Terrier

Etymology

Nacher 1771 (Natue furlong 1694, l. 17, Natue forlong 1745, Natu 1700, c. 1715, c. 1720, Nateyue 1708, Nate-you 1724; earlier forms. are needed, but' the yew - tree under which cattle gather' may be thought of, v. nēat, īw)