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.

Flotesmanestoft

Field in the Parish of Wolterton

Historical Forms

  • Flotesmanestoft 1195 FF

Etymology

Flotesmanestoft 1195 FF(OE  flotmann'sailor,pirate', which seems also to have been used as surname, v. Lindkvist 215, Feilitzen251, and toft)