Other OS name in the Parish of Holme Abbey
- Sowterfeld 1538 MinAcct
- Sutterfield 1553 NB
- Sowterfeld 1576 S
- Southerfield 1581 CWix
[ suˑtər fild ] is Sowterfeld 1538MinAcct , Sutterfield 1553 NB, Sowterfeld 1576 S, Southerfield 1581 CW ix . The modern pronunciation with [ t ] , as well as the earlier forms , suggests that the first element is souter , ' cobbler ' ( OE sūtere ) , possibly used as a nickname .