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.

Mean Croft

Field in the Parish of Eye and Dunsden

Historical Forms

  • c.1840 TA

Etymology

Mean Croft(Menecrofte 1551–2, Meane croft and acre, Meaneyerd 1603–4, Meaneyerd, Meanecrofte early 17th, the first element might be(ge)mǣne,'common')