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.

South Otterington

Major Settlement in the Parish of North Otterington

Historical Forms

  • Ostrinctune 1086 DB
  • Sonotrinctune 1088 LVD51
  • Otheringeton' 1208 ChR


Son - in the second form is probably from OWScand  sunnr , 'south,' an assimilated form.

Places in the same Parish