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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of North Mundham

Historical Forms

  • se northra Mundan ham, other Mundan ham 680 BCS 10th
  • Mundham(e) 683 BCS 14th BCS 692 14th
  • North Mundham(e) 1278 FF
  • Suth Mundham(e) 1410 IpmR
  • Mundreham 1086 DB t.Hy2 Pat 1387 France 1162 Ch 1332
  • Mondreham 1187 Box
  • Mundeham 1270 FF
  • Moundham 1454 Pat


'Munda's ham.' Munda is not on actual record but would be a regular pet-formation from one of the numerous names in -mund . Cf. Mundham and Mundford (Nb). The other Mundham must be South Mundham (in Pagham Hundred). The -re - is an AF spelling for ne from en , earlier an (Zachrisson, AN Infl 141).