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.

Hungur How the first

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • 1810 EA
  • Hungerhowe 1281 NfD
  • Hungurhowe primum 1422 FB
  • apud Hungurhowe 1422 FB

Etymology

Hungur How the first(Hungerhowe 1281 NfD, Hungurhowe primum, apud Hungurhowe 1422 FB;'thebarren hill', v. Field 111 f. and hungor, haugr or hōh)