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.

North Tyker

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • 1810 EA
  • Northytacre 1422 FB
  • Northitiker 1627 HT

Etymology

North Tyker(Northytacre 1422 FB,Northitiker 1627 HT; apparently corrupt, possibly from norð, in and æcer,'northin the field', cf. Norrington < norð in tūne PN W 199 and Uppingate infra)