Early-attested site in the Parish of Allerston
- Gindala 1160 YCh c.1160 Riev
- Geveldale 1227 FF 1301 LS
- Geuendale 1231 FF
- Gyvendale 1323 NRS
- Gyndale 1500,1619 NRS
- Geyndell al. Gyuendale 1536 FF
This name possibly derives from a lost river Gifle found in Ivel (PN BedsHu 8), with Northern velar g . Cf. Zachrisson in NoB xiv. 52 f. on Givendale (YER). If so, we must explain the numerous n -forms as due to common AN confusion of n and l (cf. IPN 108).