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.

Seggebecke

Field in the Parish of Fotherby

Historical Forms

  • Seggebecke 1210–15 RA
  • Seggebrigge 1210–15 RA
  • Seggewra 1210–15 RA

Etymology

Seggebecke,Seggebrigge, Seggewra 1210–15(from secg, in a Scandinavianised form, with bekkr,brycg(also Scandinavianised), and vrá)