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.

Eyfurlong '

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • Eyfurlong ' 1467×84 LTD
  • efferlonge leas 1601 Terrier
  • Efurrlong leyes 1625 Terrier
  • Eyfurrlong leyes 1625 Terrier


Eyfurlong' 1467 × 84, efferlonge leas 1601, Efurrlong leyes, Eyfurrlong leyes 1625 (v. leys; either with reference to R. Eye which was the earlier name for R. Wreake along its whole course, or with ēa' river, stream', alluding to the large watercourse which runs through the township)