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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Grinton

Historical Forms

  • Cockeden Hy3 BM
  • Cogden 1661 Grinton


Of the same origin as Cockden (PN La 85), from coco and denu .