Major Settlement in the Parish of Kirkby Moorside
- Chirchebi 1086 DB
- Kirkebi Moresheved, Kyrkebi Moresheved, Kyrkeby Moresheved c.1170 Riev 1391 Test
- Kirkebymoreshede 1399 YI
- Kirkeby Moresyd 1489 Test
'Farm by the church' v. kirkja , by . The termination Moorside means 'head of the moor' v. mor , heafod .