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 Sneinton

Historical Forms

  • Hongerhill 1301 BorRec
  • Hungerhill 1379 ib
  • Hungurhill 1446 ib
  • le Hongerhill 1460 Pat


Hungerhill is Hongerhill 1301 BorRec, Hungerhill 1379 ib., Hungurhill 1446 ib., le Hongerhill 1460 Pat, referring to a hill with poor or 'hungry' pasture. Cf. infra 294.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement