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.

Holbech

Field in the Parish of Fotherby

Historical Forms

  • Holbech 1210–15 RA

Etymology

Holbech 1210–15('the stream running in a hollow', v. hol2, bece1)