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.

Levesendone

Field in the Parish of Checkendon

Historical Forms

  • Levesendone a.1296 BC

Etymology

Levesendone(first element might be a personal name*Lēofsa, short form of Lēofsige; second element dūn)