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.

Carlespitt

Field in the Parish of Ketton

Historical Forms

  • Carlespitt 1638 DC
  • Carlespitt Furlong 1638 DC

Etymology

Carlespitt, Carlespitt Furlong 1638(the first el. could be either the surn. Carl or Scand karl'a free peasant' from which it is derived, or the Scand  pers.n. Karl alsofrom karl, v. pytt)