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.

High Brow

Other OS name in the Parish of Millom and Millom Rural

Historical Forms

  • Hebbero 1608 ib
  • Heberah 1667 ib
  • Hebberaw 1671 ib
  • Hebrah 1695 ib


is Hebbero 1608 ib., Heberah 1667 ib., Hebberaw 1671 ib., Hebrah 1695ib . The forms suggest that the original name may have been OE  (a)hbe(o)rg , ' high barrow , ' but they are too late for certainty .