Major Settlement in the Parish of Somerford Keynes
- Sumerford 683 BCS c.1125 931 RBE 14th Fees 1211 1242
- Somerford Kaynes 1289 Ass
- Somerford Keynes 1291 Tax
- Kaaynes in 1222 (FineR)
- Kignes, Kaignes (1242 Fees)
'Ford passable during the summer months,' cf. Somerford infra 73. William de Kahaines held the manor in 1211 (RBE), spelt Kaaynes in 1222 (FineR), Kignes , Kaignes (1242 Fees).The family name derives from Cahagnes in Normandy.