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.


Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • 1771 Terrier
  • Suffir Long 1694 Terrier
  • Suffer long 1708 Terrier
  • Sufforlong c.1715 Terrier
  • Sofferlong forlong 1745 Terrier


Suffurlong 1771 (Suffir Long 1694, (the) Sufferlong 1700, 1724, (on) Suffer long 1708, Sufforlong c. 1715, Sufferlong furlong 1694, l. 17, 1708, 1724, Sofferlong forlong 1745; in origin' the south furlong' of the great Nether Fd, v. sūð, furlang, but adapted popularly as' Suffer Long', since the soil here may have been hard to till)