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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Cundall

Historical Forms

  • Cundel, Goindel 1086 DB
  • Cundale, Kundale 12 RegAlbi.36d 1457 Test
  • Cundall 1418 Archd


v. dæl . The first element may be from the OE  name Cunda or from the ODan  pers. name Kundi (Nielsen) or from the OWScand  by-name Kunta . The assimilation of d-d to d or t-d to d is paralleled by the assimilation of t-t to t in Catton 183infra . Another possibility is OE  cūna -dæl , 'cows' valley.'

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement