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 Hornby

Historical Forms

  • Hornebi, Horneby 1086 DB 1361 FF
  • Hornby 1469 RichWills


'Horni's farm' v. by . According to Ekwall (PN La 180) the Scand  pers. name Horni is adduced in OEScand sources only; cf. however Björkman, ZEN 47, n. 3.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement