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.

Humbergate

Field in the Parish of Burton by Lincoln

Historical Forms

  • Humbergate c1320 DC
  • Humb ' gate c1320 DC

Etymology

Humbergate, Humb'gate c1320(v. gata;the first element is the r.n. Humber and the name no doubt refers to Ermine Street)