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.

Dowkinge

Field in the Parish of Fotherby

Historical Forms

  • Dowkinge 1535–46 MinAcct
  • dowkynge 1535–46 MinAcct
  • pastur ' ... vocat ' dowkinge 1535–46 MinAcct

Etymology

Dowkinge 1535–46, dowkynge 1543–5, pastur'...vocat' dowkinge 1576–7(the first el. is uncertain; the second is eng)