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.

Smeyeley ( e )

Field in the Parish of Crowmarsh

Historical Forms

  • Smeyeley ( e ) c.1219 S

Etymology

Smeyeley(e)(v. (a)h; the first -y -might well be a mistake for –þ -, in which case the first element is smēðe,'smooth')