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 Culham

Historical Forms

  • (onbutan) utan ege 940 BCS760 c.1200


Otney is (onbutan ) utan ege 940 (c. 1200) BCS 760; 'out-lying island,' v. (ī)eg. Cf. Ploughed Otney c. 1840TA .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement