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.

The Lyons

Early-attested site in the Parish of Rowington


The Lyons (6″). Cf. Lyaunce c. 1550, 1558 RowRec, 1561Rental , Lyannce ib., past. voc. the Lyons 1608LRMB .