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Huggin Carr

Other OS name in the Parish of Hatfield

Historical Forms

  • Uygin Car 1629 Hnt
  • Vggin Carr 1675 Comm52
  • Huggin Carr 1842 TA


, Uygin Car 1629 Hnt, Vggin Carr 1675 Comm 52, Huggin Carr 1842TA ; this may well be a compound of the surname Huggin (s ) or the Dutch  Huyghen (s ) and kjarr ' marsh ' ; the prec. name Huggin is no doubt a back - formation from this .