Major Settlement in the Parish of Alne
- Alne, Alna 1086 DB c.1130 SD
- Aulna 1167 P
- Aune 1237 Ebor
- Alen 1316 Vill
- Awne 1402,1454 Test 1577 Saxton 1581 FF
Alne stands on the river Kyle to which the name must have referred originally. It is derived from some British name similar to Ptolemy's Alauna (= Allen, Scotland) or Alaunos (= Alne, Nb), which sometimes appears as OE *lōn (v. RNY 11).