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.

Little Tew

Major Settlement in the Parish of Little Tew

Historical Forms

  • Tewe, Teowe, Teova, Tewa 1086 DB
  • Tiwa 1123–33 OxonCh
  • Tiw 1130 P 1130–42 OxonCh
  • Tiwe 1130 P
  • parua Tywa 1200 Os 1316 FA
  • Little Tiwe 1268 Ch 1350 Cl
  • Little Tywe 1275 Cl
  • Parua Thiwa 1211 FF
  • Parva Tue 1346 FA
  • Little Tue 1362 Cl
  • Parva Twe 1428 FA
  • Little Tiewe 1368 Cl

Etymology

For etymology v. Duns Tew 288.