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.

Achey

Field in the Parish of Eynsham

Historical Forms

  • Achey 1363 Chambers

Etymology

Achey(thefirst name means'oak wood,' v. āc, (a)h; the second is either a mistakefor this or'oak island,' v.(ī)eg)