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.

Littlemore

Major Settlement in the Parish of Littlemore

Historical Forms

  • Luthlemoria c.1130 Bodl
  • Lutlemore 1220 Fees
  • Luttelmore 1259 Ch
  • Luttlemor' 1275–6 RH
  • Litemora, Lutemora 1177 P
  • Litlemora 1191 P
  • Lithlemore c.1200 Bodl
  • Cowley Littilmore 1517 DInc
  • Little Moore 1761 Rocque
  • Letlemore 1220 Fees

Etymology

'Small marsh,' v. mōr .