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Survey of English Place-Names

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Tyting Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of St Martha's

Historical Forms

  • Tetinges 1086 DB
  • Titinges 1197 FF 1198 ChR 1203 Cur
  • Tittinges 1203 Cur
  • Tittenges 1204 Abbr
  • Tyttyng' 1336 SR
  • Titting 1610 Speed
  • Titing' 1203 FF 1545 Musters
  • Tutinges 1203 Cur
  • Tydyng 1397 FF

Etymology

'The people of Tyta , or Tita ,' v. ingas . The fuller range of forms now at our disposal makes it uncertain whether the personal name involved is Tita (cf. Ekwall, PN in -ing 54) or Tyta . The diminutive forms Tytilus and Tyttla of the latter name are on record.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement